Mickleham Bypass (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.3° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 1.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holaster planus other zone, Upper Chalk Formation (Chalk Group), Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified chalk

• White chalks (microporous coccolithic limestone) with beds of flint, nodular chalks, hardgrounds and marl seams

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C.W. Wright, E.V. Wright; reposited in the BMNH

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 175781: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.01.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Otoscaphites bladenensis" = Yezoites bladenensis
"Otoscaphites bladenensis" = Yezoites bladenensis Schl├╝ter 1871 ammonite
Scaphites auritus in Wright & Wright, 1945