WOsgse-Greensand (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.3° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 8.9° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sandgate Member (Lower Greensand Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sandstone

Primary reference: R. Casey. 1961. The stratigraphical palaeontology of the Lower Greensand. Palaeontology 3(4):487-621 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 1856: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 10.06.1999

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
 Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae
Sellithyris coxwellensis Middlemiss 1959
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Cyclothyris latissima Sowerby 1829
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Cryptochasma ovale n. gen. n. sp. clam
"ovale gen. et sp. nov." - originally entered as "Cryptochasma ovale gen. et sp. nov."
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea quinquecostata Sowerby 1814 scallop
Neithea atava Roemer 1839 scallop
"Chlamys robinaldina" = Mimachlamys robinaldina Orbigny 1847 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Ostreida - Arctostreidae
"Lopha diluviana" = Rastellum diluvianum
"Lopha diluviana" = Rastellum diluvianum Linnaeus 1767 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Opis neocomiensis d'Orbigny 1843 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Pachythaerus tealli n. sp." = Crassatella (Pachythaerus)
"Pachythaerus tealli n. sp." = Crassatella (Pachythaerus) clam
"tealli sp. nov." - originally entered as "Pachythaerus tealli sp. nov."
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Myoconcha delta n. sp. clam
"delta sp. nov." - originally entered as "Myoconcha delta sp. nov."
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Donacidae
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"cf. Linearia olea" = Linearis
"cf. Linearia olea" = Linearis tellin clam
originally entered as "Linearia cf. olea"
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
 Solenida - Pharidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Sphaera corrugata Sowerby 1822 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula meyeri nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana scapha pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes genti moon snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Nerita sp. n. sp.
Nerita sp. n. sp. Linnaeus 1758 snail
originally entered as "Nerita sp. nov."
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerinea sp. n. sp.
Nerinea sp. n. sp. Deshayes 1827 snail
originally entered as "Nerinea sp. nov."
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Parahoplitidae
Parahoplites cunningtoni n. sp., Parahoplites sp. n. sp., "Parahoplites nutfieldensis" = Parahoplites nutfieldiensis
Parahoplites cunningtoni n. sp. ammonite
"cunningtoni sp. nov." - originally entered as "Parahoplites cunningtoni sp. nov."
Parahoplites sp. n. sp. Anthula 1899 ammonite
originally entered as "Parahoplites sp. nov."
"Parahoplites nutfieldensis" = Parahoplites nutfieldiensis Sowerby 1815 ammonite
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Eutrephoceras sublaevigatum d'Orbigny 1850 nautiloid
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Entalophoridae
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris sp. Leske 1778 pencil urchin