couches du Freu, Mammelon vert, massif des Bornes, Haute-Savoie (Cretaceous to of France)

Where: France (45.8° N, 6.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.7° N, 6.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Couches du Freu Formation, Early/Lower Turonian to Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• 20 cm

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic, phosphatic, intraclastic, calcareous conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58970: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 02.03.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Parahoplitidae
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Phylloceras sp. Suess 1865 ammonite
 Ichnofossils -
Teredolites sp. Leymerie 1842