Wedmore Hill, bed 2 (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.7° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wedmore Stone Member (Westbury Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black, argillaceous, sandy claystone

• "dark sticky clay, almost absolutely black"; "argillaceous...fine angular and subangular quartz grains"

Size class: microfossils

Collected by Sanford in 1894

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: F. Chapman. 1895. On Rhaetic Foraminifera from Wedmore, in Somerset. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 6 16(44):305-329 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 200948: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.04.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Ammobaculinidae
Rotaliina
 Buliminacea - Buliminidae
Bulimina pyrula d'Orbigny 1846
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
Ammodiscus milioloides Jones et al. 1869
Ammodiscus anceps Brady 1876
Ammodiscus pusillus Geinitz 1848
Ammodiscus auricula n. sp. Chapman 1895
Ammodiscus fusiformis n. sp. Chapman 1895
Ammodiscus incertus d'Orbigny 1839
Ammodiscus jurassicus Haeusler 1882
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
Rhodophyceae
  - Aoujgaliaceae
Stacheia sp. Brady 1876
Truncatulina
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Truncatulina stelligera n. sp. Chapman 1895