Staithes, Cleveland Basin, Alum Shale Mmb, AS26 (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (54.5° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Ammonite Zone Bifrons ammonoid zone, Alum Shale Member (Whitby Mudstone Formation), Middle Toarcian (182.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• Subzone Peronoceras fibulatum

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: S. Danise, R. J. Twitchett, C. T. S. Little and M. E. Clemence. 2013. The Impact of Global Warming and Anoxia on Marine Benthic Community Dynamics: an Example from the Toarcian (Early Jurassic). Plos One 8(2) [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 214003: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 13.09.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella substriata Munster 1831 scallop
 Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
"Dacryomya ovum" = Nuculana (Praesaccella) ovum
"Dacryomya ovum" = Nuculana (Praesaccella) ovum Sowerby 1825 pointed nut clam
 Discinida - Disciniidae