St. Corneli, Tremp Area, Texanitid Marls, Cataluna (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 3.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Texanitid Marls Formation, Late/Upper Coniacian to Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• max. 180 m thick

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified marl

• neritic
• nodular marls alternating with splintery marls

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Gallemi, R. Martinez, and J. M. Pons. 1983. Coniacian-Maastrichtian of the Tremp Area (South Central Pyrenees). Newsletters on Stratigraphy 12(1):1-17 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66968: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.10.2006

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Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods, sponges and inoceramids reported to be present, but not listed.
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
"Stereocidaris sp." = Temnocidaris (Stereocidaris) Pomel 1883 pencil urchin
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Echinocorys vulgaris Leske 1778 sea urchin
Cardiaster integer sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster matheroni heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster sp. Agassiz and Desor 1847 heart urchin
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Porosoma sp. Cotteau 1856 sea urchin
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Scaphitidae indet. Gill 1871 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Parapuzosia corbarica de Grossouvre 1894 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Eupachydiscus isculensis Redtenbacher 1873 ammonite
Nowakites sp. ammonite
 Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae
Hemitissotia turzoi Karrenberg 1935 ammonite
Hemitissotia ? lenticeratiformis Wiedmann 1978 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae
Gauthiericeras margae Schl├╝ter 1867 ammonite
Barroisiceras sp. de Grossouvre 1894 ammonite
"Plesiotexanites sp." = Texanites (Plesiotexanites) Matsumoto 1970 ammonite
"Texanites quinquenodosus" = Texanites (Texanites) quinquenodosus Redtenbacher 1837 ammonite
Texanites ? gallicus Collignon 1948 ammonite
"Protexanites bourgeoisi" = Protexanites (Protexanites) bourgeoisianus d'Orbigny 1850 ammonite