Base Lindars conglomerate, Combe aux Puaires, Haut-Giffre, Haute-Savoie (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (46.1° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• 50 cm

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, phosphatic, sandy conglomerate

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 58126: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 22.01.2006

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Phylloceras sp. Suess 1865 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites ex gr. hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus
"Scaphites ex gr. hugardianus" = Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Labeceratidae
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
Hamites sp. Parkinson 1811 ammonite
 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
? Pseudhelicoceras sp. Spath 1922 ammonite
Pseudhelicoceras robertianum d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Anisoceras sp. Pictet 1854 ammonite
Idiohamites sp. Spath 1925 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae
Tetragonites sp. Kossmat 1895 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Puzosia mayoriana" = Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana
"Puzosia mayoriana" = Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
Beudanticeras cf. beudanti Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
Brancoceratidae indet. Spath 1934 ammonite
Hysteroceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Hysteroceras orbignyi Spath 1922 ammonite
Mortoniceras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
Mortoniceras cf. subquadratum Spath 1933 ammonite
Prohysteroceras sp. Spath 1921 ammonite
Neoharpoceras cf. obtusum Spath 1922 ammonite
"Prohysteroceras goodhalli" = Goodhallites goodhalli Sowerby 1820 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Neophlycticeras blancheti Pictet and Campiche 1859 ammonite
Cenisella bonnetiana Pictet 1847 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hoplitidae
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
Echinoidea
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Holaster laevis sea urchin
Holaster perezii sea urchin
 Echinoneoida - Conulidae
 Holectypoida - Discoididae
Discoides sp. Parkinson 1811 sea urchin
 Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Trochocyathus sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral