Where: Spitsbergen, Norway (78.3° N, 15.9° E: paleocoordinates 69.5° N, 15.6° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Dorsoplanites ilovaiskyi–Dorsoplanites maximus ammonoid zone, Slottsmøya Member (Agardhfjellet Formation), Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)
• 20 metres below the Dorsoplanites Bed, Slottsmøya Member, Agardhfjellet Formation, Janusfjellet. Dorsoplanites ilovaiskyi to Dorsoplanites maximus ammonite zones, Middle Volgian (Tithonian; Nagy & Basov, 1998; Collignon & Hammer, 2012; Gradstein et al. in press).
•7 metres above the yellow silt layer (Hurum et al. 2012, table 1).
Environment/lithology: deep-water; concretionary, sideritic, black, gray, silty mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected by PMO expedition in 2009
Collection methods: surface (in situ),
• PMO, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo collection
Primary reference: E. M. Knutsen, P. S. Druckenmiller, and J. H. Hurum. 2012. A new plesiosauroid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Agardhfjellet Formation (Middle Volgian) of central Spitsbergen, Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology 92:213-234 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 134763: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 16.10.2012
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