East Cranmore, Somerset [Fullers Earth Fm] (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 8.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fullers Earth Formation, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Fullers Earth Fm, for which lithostratigraphic relations are not stated. AGE: Bathonian; presumably on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 2 m of nodular brachiopod limestones of the upper Fullers Earth Formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Nodular brachiopod limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk,

• COLLECTOR: Presumably the authors, Underwood and Ward. REPOSITORY: BMNH, London.

Primary reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2004. Neoselachian sharks and rays from the British Bathonian (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontology 47(3):447-501 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91453: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.09.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for chondrichthyans. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
Chondrichthyes
 Orectolobiformes -
Palaeobrachaelurus mussetti Underwood and Ward 2004 carpet shark
 Carchariniformes - Proscylliidae
Eypea leesi Underwood and Ward 2004 ground shark
 Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae
Synechodus cf. levis Woodward 1889 elasmobranch