Barmerousse Horizon, Criou, Haut-Giffre, Haute-Savoie (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (46.1° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.7° N, 10.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Anahoplites intermedius ammonoid zone, Couches des Verds Member (Grès verts helvétiques Formation), Middle Albian (109.0 - 105.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, phosphatic, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with phosphate

Primary reference: M. Delamette, J. Charollais, D. Decrouez and M. Caron. 1997. Les grès verts helvétiques (Aptien moyen-Albien supérieur) de Haute-Savoie, Valais et Vaud (Alpes occidentales franco-suisses). Publications du Département de Géologie et Paléontologie. Section des Sciences de la Terre 23:1-400 [L. Villier/L. Villier/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56550: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 21.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Hoplitidae
Anahoplites intermedius ammonite
two sub-species: A. intermedius intermedius and A. intermedius praecox
Anahoplites planus Mantell 1822 ammonite
Hoplites sp. ammonite
Euhoplites loricatus ammonite
Euhoplites loricatus aspasia
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
? Anisoceras arrogans Giebel 1852 ammonite
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Arcida - Arcidae
? Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
? Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae
Dicroloma marginata snail
Dicroloma (Perissoptera) marginata
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Natica sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail