Thanet, Kent (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.4° N, 1.4° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 3.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Santonian. Basis not stated in text. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified chalk

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Chalk. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Not stated in text. REPOSITORY: BMNH, London.

Primary reference: P. D. Taylor. 1988. A probable thecate hydroid from the Upper Cretaceous of southern England preserved by bioimmuration. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 62(3/4):167-174 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90763: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.08.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxa described in text and associated with fossil. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonte vesiculare" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare
"Pycnodonte vesiculare" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare Lamarck 1806 oyster
 Hydroida -
Eisenackiella thanetensis n. sp. Taylor 1988