AP4sc-Jura (Cretaceous of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (46.8° N, 6.5° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 16.2° E)

When: Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• The author lists the Urgonien as part of the Neocomian; however, Harland 1989 puts the Urgonien within the lowermost Aptian

Environment/lithology: gray, yellow carbonate

• carbonate can be oolitic in some areas

Primary reference: A. Jaccard. 1869. Jura Vaudois et Neuchatelois. Matériaux pour la carte géologique de la Suisse 6:1-340 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2188: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 24.06.1999

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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"Anatina marullensis" = Platymya marullensis
"Anatina marullensis" = Platymya marullensis d'Orbigny 1844 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus cuvieri, Mytilus carteroni, "Lithodomus archiaci" = Lithophaga, "Lithodomus avellana" = Lithophaga
"Lithodomus archiaci" = Lithophaga mussel
"Lithodomus avellana" = Lithophaga mussel
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
"Cyprina orbensis" = Arctica
"Cyprina orbensis" = Arctica clam
 Cardiida - Ungulinidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Hiatellida - Hiatellidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Cephalaspidea - Bullidae
 Cephalaspida -
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
"Pterocera pelagi" = Harpagodes pelagi
"Pterocera pelagi" = Harpagodes pelagi Brongniart 1821 snail
 Stromboidea - Colombellinidae
"Columbellina maxima" = Colombellina
"Columbellina maxima" = Colombellina snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica mastoidea moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithium viteli cerith snail
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus desori top snail
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
"Nautilus pseudoelegans" = Cymatoceras pseudoelegans
"Nautilus pseudoelegans" = Cymatoceras pseudoelegans d'Orbigny 1841 nautiloid
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris lardyi pencil urchin
 Arbacioida - Arbaciidae
 Spatangoida - Toxasteridae
Heteraster couloni heart urchin
 Irregularia - Nucleolitidae
 Euechinoidea - Orthopsidae
 Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
"Rhynchonella lata" = Belbekella lata
"Rhynchonella lata" = Belbekella lata d'Orbigny 1847
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Rhynchonella sp. Fischer 1809
Anthozoa
  -
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836