La Clapouze (Jurassic of France)

Where: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France (44.7° N, 4.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Early Bathonian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope or ramp reef; lithified marl and muddy limestone

• "a steep slope at a depth of about 150 m"
• (‘‘marnes durcies, grises, jaunaˆtres et claires’’)

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H. Hess in the 1950s

• Natural History Museum Basel (Switzerland).

Primary reference: H. Hess. 2012. Crinoids from the Middle Jurassic (Bajocian–Lower Callovian) of Arde`che, France. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 131:121-253 [P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 225720: authorized by Phil Novack-Gottshall, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 25.05.2022

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Balanocrinus dumortieri de Loriol 1887 Sea lily
4 columnals
 Cyrtocrinida - Phyllocrinidae
Phyllocrinus fenestratus Dumortier 1871 Sea lily
131 cups
 Cyrtocrinida - Sclerocrinidae
Cyrtocrinus praenutans Hess 2012 Sea lily
29 cups, 18 columnals, 2 attachment discs
 Cyrtocrinida - Eugeniacrinitidae
Lonchocrinus dumortieri de Loriol 1882 Sea lily
68 cups, 9 s primibrachials
 Cladida - Cyclocrinidae
Cyclocrinus rugosus d'Orbigny 1841 Sea lily
3 columnals