Seep 9, Knorringfjellet (Cretaceous of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (78.3° N, 16.2° E: paleocoordinates 69.6° N, 16.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• "Middle to Lower Ryazanian" (all Ryazanian seeps are Berriasian in age according to authors)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified carbonate

• middle to outer shelf
• seep carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Paleontological Collection of the Natural History Museum, University of Oslo

Primary reference: M. R. Sandy, K. Hryniewicz, O. Hammer, H. A. Nakrem, and C. T. S. Little. 2014. Brachiopods from the Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep deposits, central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Zootaxa 3884(6):501-532 [M. Clapham/M. Manojlovic]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163970: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Marko Manojlovic on 21.11.2014, edited by Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes spp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma octavia Orbigny 1850 scallop
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Buchia spp. Rouillier 1845 scallop
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Goniomya literata Sowerby 1819 clam
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
Cretaxinus hurumi Hryniewicz et al. 2014 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Tehamatea rasmusseni Hryniewicz et al. 2014 clam
 Protobranchia - Manzanellidae
Nucinella svalbardensis Hryniewicz et al. 2014 clam
 Protobranchia - Solemyidae
Solemya (Petrasma) cf. woodwardiana Leckenby 1859 Awning Clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Mesosaccella rogovi Hryniewicz et al. 2014 pointed nut clam
Mesosaccella toddi Hryniewicz et al. 2014 pointed nut clam
 Terebratulida - Kingenidae
? Zittelina sp. Rollier 1919
 Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Seductorithyris septemtrionalis n. sp. Sandy et al. 2014
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Ptilorhynchia mclachlani n. sp. Sandy et al. 2014
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingularia ? similis" = Lingularia borealis
"Lingularia ? similis" = Lingularia borealis Bittner 1899