Tolcis Quarry (beds 142–155) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 3.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: angulata ammonoid zone, Blue Lias Formation (Lias Group), Late/Upper Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• complanata subzone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and shale

• "Seven shales interbedded with seven limestones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hallam in 1962

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: W. A. Macfadyen. 1970. Geological Highlights of the West Country. A Nature Conservancy Handbook 1-296 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163297: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.10.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Schlotheimiidae
Schlotheimia sp. Bayle 1878 ammonite