Berriasian stratotype -bed 200 (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (44.4° N, 4.2° E: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 13.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Valanginian (140.2 - 136.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified wackestone and lithified marl

Collection methods: bulk, surface (in situ), sieve,

Primary reference: P. Donze and G. Le Hégarat. 1965. Les dépôts de la limite Berriasien-Valanginien dans le stratotype du Berriasien à Berrias (Ardèche) et dans la région avoisinante. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris 260:3707-3709 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91170: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 08.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Myodocopida - Cypridinidae
Cypridina sp. ostracod
 Podocopa - Progonocytheridae
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Cyprididae
Cypridea sp. Bosquet 1852 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Clithrocytheridea aff. inflata ostracod
Clithrocytheridea aff. inflata inflata
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
 Podocopida - Bythocytheridae
 Podocopida -
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
 Podocopa - Cytheridae
Cythereis sp. Jones 1849 ostracod
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Waldheimia villersensis" = Terebratula (Waldheimia)
"Waldheimia villersensis" = Terebratula (Waldheimia)
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
 Ammonitida - Olcostephanidae
 Ammonitida - Neocomitidae
Neocomites neocomiensis d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite