Kensworth (GSM collection) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 0.5° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chalk Rock Member (Lewes Nodular Chalk Formation), Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, hardground, nodular, muddy chalk

• Very hard chalk and chalkstone, some nodular, including mineralized hardground surfaces and marl seams

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M.J. Oates; reposited in the BGS

• Repository: Geological Survey Museum at the Institute of Geological Sciences (probably now BGS)

Primary reference: C. W. Wright. 1979. The ammonites of the English Chalk Rock (Upper Turonian). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 31:281-332 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175766: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.01.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Sciponoceras bohemicum Fritsch 1872 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites pseudoaequalis" = Yezoites pseudoaequalis
"Scaphites pseudoaequalis" = Yezoites pseudoaequalis Yabe 1910 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Tongoboryoceras rhodanicum Roman and Mazeran 1913 ammonite