3 km S of Crinoidbjerg, South Jameson Land, East Greenland (Cretaceous of Greenland)

Also known as locality 308 (Spath 1947)

Where: Greenland (70.8° N, 23.5° W: paleocoordinates 55.3° N, 9.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Muslingeelv Member (Hesteelv Formation), Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• basal conglomerate/shell bed of the Muslingeelv Member of the Hesteelv Formation, H. kochi Biozone, Ryazanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified conglomerate

• description of Hesteelv Formation (based on PBDB collection 59207): slightly deeper water silt- and sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Institut for Historisk Geologii og Palaeontologi, Copenhagen (MGUH)

Primary reference: S. R. A. Kelly. 1984. Bivalvia of the Spilsby Sandstone and Sandringham Sands (Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous) of eastern England; Part I. The Palaeontographical Society, London 1-94 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69257: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.02.2007

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Taxonomic list

• Focus on bivalves.
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Astartidae
Lyapinella rawsoni n. sp. clam
'abundant'; of the 16 listed specimens, 4 belong to this locality
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Turbitrigonia boudiccae n. gen. n. sp.
Turbitrigonia boudiccae n. gen. n. sp. clam