Lindars conglomerate, Ermoy, massif du 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

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mortoniceras inflatum ammonoid zone, couches de Balme Member (Grès verts helvétiques Formation), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• 10 cm

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, phosphatic conglomerate

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 58125: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 22.01.2006

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Trochocyathus sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Echinoidea
 Holectypoida - Discoididae
Discoides rotulus sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster minimus heart urchin
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Holaster laevis sea urchin
Cephalopoda
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
Hamites sp. Parkinson 1811 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
Ostlingoceras puzosianum d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Idiohamites tuberculatus Sowerby 1818 ammonite
Anisoceras sp. Pictet 1854 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus
"Scaphites hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 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 - Hoplitidae
Anahoplites sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae
Kossmatella cf. agassiziana Pictet and Roux 1847 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
? Prohysteroceras sp. Spath 1921 ammonite
Mortoniceras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
"Mortoniceras inflatum" = Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum Sowerby 1818 ammonite
"Mortoniceras ex gr. inflatum" = Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum Sowerby 1818 ammonite
"Mortoniceras perinflatum" = Mortoniceras (Subschloenbachia) perinflatum Spath 1922 ammonite
"Mortoniceras ex gr. perinflatum" = Mortoniceras (Subschloenbachia) perinflatum Spath 1922 ammonite
"Prohysteroceras goodhalli" = Goodhallites goodhalli Sowerby 1820 ammonite
Hysteroceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
? Hysteroceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Hysteroceras orbignyi Spath 1922 ammonite
Hysteroceras ex gr. carinatum Spath 1922 ammonite
Hysteroceras cf. varicosum Sowerby 1824 ammonite
Hysteroceras varicosum Sowerby 1824 ammonite
Hysteroceras ex gr. capricornu Spath 1934 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Mojsisovicsiidae
Dipoloceras cristatum Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Neophlycticeras rhodanense Delamette 1983 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae