Couches de Balme, Col de Freu, Massif des Bornes, Haute-Savoie (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (46.0° N, 6.4° E: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 8.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Couches de Balme Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, phosphatic, argillaceous 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 56847: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 27.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
Scaphites hugardianus simplex