St. Corneli, Tremp Area, Herba-savina Clays, Cataluna (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.6° N, 3.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Herba-savina Clays Formation, Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 72.1 Ma)

• 600 m observed

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified claystone and lithified marl

• blue clays with nodular marls and silty levels interbedded in its lower part

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 66989: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.11.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Porifera indet. Grant 1836
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Echinocorys vulgaris Leske 1778 sea urchin
Cardiaster integer sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster gourdoni heart urchin
Micraster matheroni heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster sp. Agassiz and Desor 1847 heart urchin
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramidae indet. Giebel 1852 clam
 Phylloceratitida -
Phylloceratida indet. Zittel 1884 ammonite