Peterborough (USNM coll) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.6° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 9.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cornbrash Formation (Great Oolite Group), Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• General formation description: "Limestone, medium- to fine-grained, predominantly bioclastic wackestone and packstone with sporadic peloids; generally and characteristically intensely bioturbated and consequently poorly bedded, although better bedded, commonly somewhat arenaceous units occur in places, particularly in the upper part. Generally bluish grey when fresh, but weathers to olive or yellowish brown. Thin argillaceous partings or interbeds of calcareous mudstone may occur."

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135384: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.10.2012, edited by Marko Manojlovic

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Tegulithyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Lotharingella leedsi Davidson 1878
less than 10 specimens, some belonging to nearby Milton collection