Lindars conglomerates, base, Criou, Haut-Giffre, Haute-Savoie (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (46.1° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hysteroceras orbignyi ammonoid zone, Couches de Balme Member (Grès verts helvétiques Formation), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, glauconitic, phosphatic mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with phosphate

Primary reference: M. Delamette, J. Charollais, D. Decrouez and M. Caron. 1997. Les grès verts helvétiques (Aptien moyen-Albien supérieur) de Haute-Savoie, Valais et Vaud (Alpes occidentales franco-suisses). Publications du Département de Géologie et Paléontologie. Section des Sciences de la Terre 23:1-400 [L. Villier/L. Villier/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56552: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 21.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Scaphites sp. Parkinson 1811 ammonite
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
Scaphites hugardianus simplex Jukes-Brown
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
Pseudhelicoceras sp. Spath 1922 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Idiohamites sp. Spath 1925 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum, "Puzosia mayoriana" = Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum Michelin 1838 ammonite
"Puzosia mayoriana" = Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
Beudanticeras beudanti Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
Hysteroceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Hysteroceras orbignyi Spath 1922 ammonite
Mortoniceras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
Prohysteroceras sp. Spath 1921 ammonite
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster minimus heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Toxasteridae
Macraster polygonus heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Spatangidae
Epiaster distinctus Agassiz and Desor 1847 heart urchin
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Holaster perezii sea urchin
Holaster laevis sea urchin
 Echinoneoida - Conulidae
 Holectypoida - Discoididae
Discoides sp. Parkinson 1811 sea urchin
 Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae