Gardies (Gar) (Jurassic of France)

Where: Midi-Pyrénées, France (44.1° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 13.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; marl and lignite

• "a nearshore environment with very shallow water"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collected by Kühne in 1966

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: J. Kriwet, O. W. M. Rauhut, and U. Gloy. 1997. Microvertebrate remains (Pisces, Archosauria) from the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of southern France. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 206(1):1-28 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 61377: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 08.06.2006, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Asteracanthus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
Pisces
  -
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
Actinopteri
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
Aspidorhynchus sp. Agassiz 1843
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Macromesodon sp. Blake 1905
Coelodus sp. Haeckel
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.1 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
 Salientia -
Reptilia
 Theropoda -
 Neornithischia -
Euornithopoda indet.3 Sereno 1986 bird foot dinosaur
 Loricata -
Mesoeucrocodylia indet.2 Whetstone and Whybrow 1983 crocodilian
"several dozen teeth"
unclassified
  -
Charophyta indet. Migula 1890
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
"wood"