Cerin, Jura (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (45.8° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Barale. 1981. La paleoflore Jurassique du Jura Francais: Etude systematique, aspects stratigraphiques et paleoecologiques. Documents des Laboratoires de Geologie Lyon (81)1-467 [A. Rees/A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24426: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 07.08.2002, edited by Jonathan Tennant, Matthew Carrano, Terri Cleary, Evangelos Vlachos and Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

• from Barale (1981, p.252-253)
 Teleostei - Orthogonikleithridae
Leptolepides sp.7 Nybelin 1974
Orthogonikleithrus sp.7 Arratia 1987
"other species of Orthogonikleithrus"
 Testudines -
Testudines indet.4 turtle
Multiple trackways
 Testudines - Eurysternidae
"Idiochelys fitzingeri" = Idiochelys fitzingeri6, "Chelonemys ovata n. sp." = Idiochelys fitzingeri5, "Chelonemys plana n. sp." = Idiochelys fitzingeri5, Achelonia formosa n. gen. n. sp.9, "? Chelone meyeri n. sp." = Hydropelta meyeri8
"Idiochelys fitzingeri" = Idiochelys fitzingeri6 Meyer 1839 turtle
MCL 15634, 15635
"Chelonemys ovata n. sp." = Idiochelys fitzingeri5 Meyer 1839 turtle
MHNL 20015634 (holotype), a near-complete individual, including carapace, skull, cervical series, partial limbs, and tail
"Chelonemys plana n. sp." = Idiochelys fitzingeri5 Meyer 1839 turtle
MHNL 20015635 (holotype), a near-complete individual consisting of plastron, carapace, skull, complete forelimbs, left hind limb, and tail
Achelonia formosa n. gen. n. sp.9 von Meyer 1860 turtle
MHNL 20015606 (lectotype), a fragment of the anterior rim of a carapace plus associated partial left forelimb and skull (from Anquetin et al. 2017)
"? Chelone meyeri n. sp." = Hydropelta meyeri8 Tholliere 1851 turtle
MHNL 20015611 (holotype), a partial shell
 Eosuchia -
"Euposaurus cirinensis n. sp." = Euposaurus cerinensis2, "Euposaurus cerinensis n. sp." = Euposaurus cerinensis1, Euposaurus lorteti n. sp.2, Euposaurus thiolleri n. gen. n. sp.2
"Euposaurus cirinensis n. sp." = Euposaurus cerinensis2 Lortet 1892 lepidosaur
MHNL 15.681
"Euposaurus cerinensis n. sp." = Euposaurus cerinensis1 Lortet 1892 lepidosaur
MHNL 15681, 15682
Euposaurus lorteti n. sp.2 Lortet 1892 lepidosaur
MHNL 15.682
Euposaurus thiolleri n. gen. n. sp.2 Lortet 1892 lepidosaur
MHNL 15.683
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Leptosaurus pulchellus3 Zittel 1887 mosasaur
MHNL 15674 and 15675, part and counterpart of partial skeleton; 15671, partial skeleton entirely missing caudal portion; l'Ecole des Mines (at MNHN) no. 2 and IPHG no. 1908 I76, part and counterpart respectively of a nearly complete skeleton; MHNL 15678, anterior portion of skeleton; l'Ecole des Mines no. 1, partial skeleton
 Rhynchocephalia - Pleurosauridae
Pleurosaurus goldfussi3 von Meyer 1831 rhynchocephalian
MHNL 15640, described in Lortet 1892
 Rhynchocephalia - Sphenodontidae
Piocormus laticeps3 Wagner 1852 rhynchocephalian
MHNL 15647, partial skeleton (mostly trunk section)
 Rhynchocephalia - Sapheosauridae
Kallimodon cerinensis n. sp.1 Cocude-Michel 1963 rhynchocephalian
MHNL 15643, 15671, 15674 (and counterpart 15675), Paris School of Mines Specimen No. 1, 2
 Rhynchocephalia - Homoeosauridae
"Homoeosaurus maximiliani" = Homoeosaurus maximiliani3, "Homoeosaurus jourdani n. sp." = Homoeosaurus maximiliani1, Homoeosaurus rhodani n. sp.1
"Homoeosaurus maximiliani" = Homoeosaurus maximiliani3 von Meyer 1847 rhynchocephalian
MHNL 15676 and 15677 (part and counterpart), partial skeleton
"Homoeosaurus jourdani n. sp." = Homoeosaurus maximiliani1 von Meyer 1847 rhynchocephalian
MHNL 15675 and 15676, part and counterpart
Homoeosaurus rhodani n. sp.1 Lortet 1892 rhynchocephalian
MHNL 15678
 Bennettitales -
 Pinales - Cupressaceae
Cupressinoxylon "sp. B" Göppert 1850
 Pinales -
 Cycadales -