Fauquemont (Cretaceous of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (50.9° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 4.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnitella junior ammonoid zone, Meerssen Member (Maastricht Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "Le tufeau mastrichtien supérieur"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Université d'État, Liège (present whereabouts of specimens unknown)

Primary reference: J. S. H. Collins, R. H. B. Fraaye, and W.M. Jagt. 1995. Late Cretaceous anomurans and brachyurans from the Maastrichtian type area. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 40(2):165-210 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191839: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Tumidocarcinidae
"Dromiopsis briarti n. sp." = Titanocarcinus briarti
"Dromiopsis briarti n. sp." = Titanocarcinus briarti Forir 1887 crab