Belchite, beds 29-34 (Jurassic of Spain)

Where: Spain (41.3° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Turmiel Formation, Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• 3 m thick. Ammonites suggest beds span the variabilis, thouarsense, insigne, and pseudoradiosa zones.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. Sequeiros; reposited in the BMNH

• Repository: other specimens in Departamento de Paleontologia, Universidad de Zaragoza (UZ)

Primary reference: P. D. Taylor and L. Sequeiros. 1982. Toarcian bryozoans from Belchite in north-east Spain. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 36:117-129 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 157802: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.07.2014

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Taxonomic list

Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Oncousoeciidae
Microeciella beliensis n. gen. n. sp. Taylor and Sequeiros 1982
Microeciella reflexa n. sp. Taylor and Sequeiros 1982
 Cyclostomata -
Tubuloporina indet. Milne-Edwards 1838
"bereniciform tubuloporinid"