Barmerousse Horizon, Col de Freu, Massif des Bornes, Haute-Savoie (Cretaceous to of France)

Where: France (46.0° N, 6.4° E: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 11.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Platé Member (Grès verts helvétiques Formation), Early/Lower Albian to Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 105.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, pebbly, phosphatic sandstone

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 56845: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 27.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
 Holectypoida - Discoididae
Discoides sp. Parkinson 1811 sea urchin
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Holaster perezii sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster minimus heart urchin
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum Michelin 1838 ammonite
Uhligella sp. ammonite
Puzosia sp. Bayle 1878 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hoplitidae
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Lyelliceras huberianum ammonite
two subspecies
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Phylloceras subalpinum ammonite
Phylloceras (Goretophylloceras) subalpinum
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnoidea indet. Hyatt 1884 belemnite
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
 Euomphalina - Paraturbinidae
Paraturbo sp. Cossmann 1907 snail
 Vetigastropoda - Discohelicidae
Nummocalcar sp. Cossmann 1896 snail
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
Semisolarium sp. Cossmann 1915 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhaidae indet. Gray 1850 snail
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Aucellina coquandiana d'Orbigny 1846 scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
 Cardiida - Glossidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Trochocyathus sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral