Bed 111, Lower Pale Band, Charmouth (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Dorset, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 6.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnite Marls Formation, Jamesoni (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Polymorphus subzone ("Polymorphites polymorphus zone" of Lang et al.)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: W. D. Lang, L. F. Spath, L. R. Cox and H. M. Muir-Wood. 1928. The Belemnite marls of Charmouth, a series in the Lias of the Dorset Coast. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 84:179-257 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159808: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.08.2014

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
"Ornithella sarthacensis" = Zeilleria (Zeilleria) sarthacensis
"Ornithella sarthacensis" = Zeilleria (Zeilleria) sarthacensis d'Orbigny 1850
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Rudirhynchia calcicosta Quenstedt 1852
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Inoceramus ventricosus" = Parainoceramya ventricosa
"Inoceramus ventricosus" = Parainoceramya ventricosa Sowerby 1823 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys rollei, "Chlamys (Aequipecten) prisca" = Aequipecten
Chlamys rollei Stoliczka 1861 scallop
"Chlamys (Aequipecten) prisca" = Aequipecten scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma giganteum Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
"Oxytoma inaequivalve" = Oxytoma inequivalvis
"Oxytoma inaequivalve" = Oxytoma inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria carixensis n. sp. Cox 1928 pearl oyster
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea - Polymorphitidae
Polymorphites sp. Haug 1887 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Oxynoticeratidae
"Metoxynoticeras cf. flavum" = Radstockiceras, "Metoxynoticeras lynx" = Radstockiceras
"Metoxynoticeras cf. flavum" = Radstockiceras ammonite
"Metoxynoticeras lynx" = Radstockiceras ammonite