Fontenay (Eocene of France)

Also known as Fontenay-en-Vexin

Where: France (49.2° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 2.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• Calcaire grossier

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: not stated (apparently not in MNHN collection)

Primary reference: G. P. Deshayes. 1865. Description des Animaux sans Vertèbres Découvertes dans le Bassin de Paris. Tome Troisième: Mollusques Céphalés, Deuxième Partie, Mollusques Céphalopodes 201-658 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171532: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.07.2015, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus radula1 Lamarck 1806 scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
 Cardiida - Trapezidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Katelysia (Textivenus) scobinellata" = Textivenus1
"Katelysia (Textivenus) scobinellata" = Textivenus1 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Orthocardium) hopneri" = Orthocardium1
"Cardium (Orthocardium) hopneri" = Orthocardium1 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana (Saccella) striata1 Lamarck 1805 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
"Scala coronalis" = Cirsotrema (Coroniscala) coronale Deshayes 1865 wentletrap
 Cephalaspida -
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Clavilithes (Cosmolithes) laevigatus1 snail
Clavilithes (Cosmolithes) laevigatus subuniplicatus
 Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutocorbis elevata1 Sowerby 1840 volute
Leptoscapha variculosa1 Lamarck 1802 volute
"Lyria (Harpella) harpula" = Lyria harpula1 Lamarck 1802 volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
"Vexillum (Uromitra) barbieri" = Uromitra1
"Vexillum (Uromitra) barbieri" = Uromitra1 ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Harpidae
 Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
"Pseudotoma coronata" = Genota (Pseudotoma)1, Cordieria nodulosa1
"Pseudotoma coronata" = Genota (Pseudotoma)1 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
 Stromboidea - Seraphsidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Sinum (Sigaretotrema) clathratum1 Gmelin 1790 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
Eocypraea dollfusi4 De Laubriere 1881 snail
 Rissooidea - Elachisinidae
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
"Rissoina clavula" = Rissoina (Rissoina) clavula1
"Rissoina clavula" = Rissoina (Rissoina) clavula1 Deshayes 1825 snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Climacopoma patula" = Torinia (Climacopoma)1
"Climacopoma patula" = Torinia (Climacopoma)1 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Jujubinus lamarckii1 top snail
Jujubinus lamarckii lamarckii
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
"Nautilus umbilicaris" = Eutrephoceras umbilicare
"Nautilus umbilicaris" = Eutrephoceras umbilicare Deshayes 1835 nautiloid