Mollusca, Siera de Valdancha, Traiguera (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (40.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.8° N, 2.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Lignites de Traiguera Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: paralic; poorly lithified, argillaceous, sandy, carbonaceous siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. Canérot and M. Collignon. 1983. La faune albienne de Traiguera (Province de Castellon - Espagne). Documents du Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Université de Lyon, Hors Série 6 (1981):227-249 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Bulot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66129: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 29.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
Cercomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Pseudomiltha sp. Fischer 1887 clam
Sphaera corrugata Sowerby 1822 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
"Scabrotrigonia fittoni" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia), "Scabrotrigonia pseudaliformis n. sp." = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia)
"Scabrotrigonia fittoni" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) clam
"Scabrotrigonia pseudaliformis n. sp." = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Perissoptera parkinsoni Mantell 1822 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Gyrodes pricei moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cassiopidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Knemiceratidae
Parengonoceras caneroti n. sp. Canérot and Collignon 1983 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Engonoceratidae
Protengonoceras gabbi Böhm 1898 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
Gentoniceras aff. gentoni Brongniart 1822 ammonite