St. Corneli, Tremp Area, "Prats de Carreu", 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: Sant Corneli Formation, Late/Upper Coniacian to Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• the former Prats de Carreu Member of the Carreu Formation; max. 200 m thick

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified marl and lithified limestone

• neritic
• greyish-blue marls alternating with nodular and/or splintery marly limestones; marly levels are predominant and thicker; with frequent limonitic nodules

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 66969: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.10.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods, sponges, gastropods and lamellibranchs reported to be present, but not listed.
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Echinocorys sp. Leske 1778 sea urchin
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
Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Hippuritidae
Hippurites socialis rudist
subspecies irregularis
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Scaphitidae indet. Gill 1871 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
Eubostrychoceras sp. Matsumoto 1967 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae
Lytoceratidae indet. Neumayr 1875 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Parapuzosia sp. Nowak 1913 ammonite
Parapuzosia daubreei de Groussouvre 1894 ammonite
Damesites sp. Matsumoto 1942 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Eupachydiscus sp. Spath 1922 ammonite
Eupachydiscus isculensis Redtenbacher 1873 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Muniericeratidae
"Praemuniericeras sp." = Muniericeras, "Lehmaniceras ? gracilis" = Texasia, "Lehmaniceras ? acutum" = Texasia
"Praemuniericeras sp." = Muniericeras ammonite
"Lehmaniceras ? gracilis" = Texasia ammonite
"Lehmaniceras ? acutum" = Texasia ammonite
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae
Gauthiericeras margae Schl├╝ter 1867 ammonite
Texanites oliveti ammonite
subspecies spinosus? and triangularis?
Texanites gallicus Collignon 1948 ammonite