Lindars conglomerate, Eaux Froides, 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: Calcaires de Fiz Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• 20 cm

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, phosphatic packstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite, 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 58246: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 30.01.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
Hysteroceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
? Mortoniceras sp. Meek 1876 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Puzosia mayoriana" = Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana
"Puzosia mayoriana" = Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
Beudanticeras beudanti Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
Hamites sp. Parkinson 1811 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Scaphites sp. Parkinson 1811 ammonite
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Paraturbinidae
Paraturbo sp. Cossmann 1907 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
? Natica sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Echinoidea
 Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Holaster laevis sea urchin
Holaster perezii sea urchin
 Holectypoida - Discoididae
Discoides sp. Parkinson 1811 sea urchin
 Echinoneoida - Conulidae