Fumel (Jurassic of France)

Where: Aquitaine, France (44.5° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 10.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Aspidoceras longispinus ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• zone with Aspidoceras longispinus and Thracia suprajurensis, also ascribed to Autissiodorensis zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified, muddy limestone

• "distal ramp" marine setting
• "cemented marly limestones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Fourtau & Mommejà

Primary reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1900. Les Poissons et les Reptiles du Jurassique supérieur de Fumel (Lot-et-Garonne) [The fishes and reptiles from the Upper Jurassic of Fumel (Lot-et-Garonne)]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série 28:496-499 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94532: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 25.02.2010, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
Orthacanthus macer elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus acutus Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae
Ischyodus sp. Egerton 1843 plownose chimaera
Actinopteri
 Pachycormiformes -
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodontidae indet., Athrodon boloniensis, "Mesodon affinis" = Typodus, "Mesodon lingua n. sp." = Typodus, "Mesodon combesi n. sp." = Typodus, "Mesodon fourtaui n. sp." = Typodus, "Microdon hugii" = Polypsephis
Pycnodontidae indet. Agassiz 1835
Athrodon boloniensis Sauvage 1880
"Mesodon affinis" = Typodus
"Mesodon lingua n. sp." = Typodus
"Mesodon combesi n. sp." = Typodus
"Mesodon fourtaui n. sp." = Typodus
"Microdon hugii" = Polypsephis
 Pycnodontiformes - Gyrodontidae
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus woodwardi n. sp. bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
"Lepidotes maximus" = Scheenstia maximus, "Lepidotes aff. laevis" = Scheenstia laevis, Lepidotes aff. palliatus, Lepidotes sp.
"Lepidotes maximus" = Scheenstia maximus Wagner 1863 gar
"Lepidotes aff. laevis" = Scheenstia laevis Agassiz 1837 gar
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Reptilia
 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
"Plesiochelys aff. hannoverana" = Plesiochelys etalloni, "Tropidemys gibba" = Tropidemys langii
"Plesiochelys aff. hannoverana" = Plesiochelys etalloni Pictet and Humbert 1857 turtle
"Tropidemys gibba" = Tropidemys langii Rütimeyer 1873 turtle
 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet. Kaup 1834 pterosaur
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus sp. Saint-Hilaire 1825 marine crocodile
 Loricata -
Machimosaurus hugii Meyer 1837 marine crocodile
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Metriorhynchus hastifer Eudes-Deslongchamps 1868 marine crocodile
Anterior end of a snout
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosaurus sp. de la Beche and Conybeare 1821 plesiosaur
 Ichthyosauria - Ichthyosauridae
Ichthyosaurus sp. Koenig 1818 ichthyosaur
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
Ophthalmosaurus sp. Seeley 1874 ichthyosaur