Lindars conglomerates, top, 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: 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, sandy mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

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 56554: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 21.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
Two sub-species S. hugardianus simplex and S. hugardianus meriani
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Lechites gaudini" = Lechites (Lechites) gaudini
"Lechites gaudini" = Lechites (Lechites) gaudini Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
Turrilitoides hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
"Mariella bergeri" = Mariella (Mariella) bergeri
"Mariella bergeri" = Mariella (Mariella) bergeri Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Idiohamites sp. Spath 1925 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum Michelin 1838 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
Hysteroceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Hysteroceras subbinum Spath 1934 ammonite
Hysteroceras cf. binum Sowerby 1815 ammonite
Hysteroceras carinatum Spath 1922 ammonite
Mortoniceras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
Prohysteroceras sp. Spath 1921 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hoplitidae