DJB 72 (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Sample DJB 72 from Sandown, Isle of Wight (Wealden Shales)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Vectis Formation (Wealden Group), Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• orig. "Wealden Shales"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Batten supports the idea that most of the Wadhurst, Grinstead, and Weald Clays accumulated during transgressions, and that most of the Ashdown Beds and Lower and Upper Tunbridge Wells Sands were deposited during regressions.

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: D. J. Batten. 1974. Wealden Palaeoecology from the Distribution of Plant Fossils. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 85(4):433-458 [R. Lupia/T. Naeher/T. Naeher]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32326: authorized by Rick Lupia, entered by Tiffany Naeher on 25.06.2003

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