Murat (Jurassic of France)

Where: Lot, France (44.6° N, 1.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanus autissidorensis zone, Horizon à Lafauriana Member, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• Zone and subone Autissidorensis

•Horizon à Lafauriana, base de l'horizon au contact l'horizon a Autissidorensis

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dutrieux

Primary reference: F. d. Lapparent de Broin, B. Lange-Badré, and M. Dutrieux. 1996. Nouvelles decouvertes de tortues dans le Jurassique Supérieur du Lot (France) et examen du taxon Plesiochelyidae. Revue de Paléobiologie 15(2):533-570 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138016: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 03.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
Craspedochelys jaccardi Pictet 1860 turtle
Craspedochelys jaccardi 'forme b': Dutrieux collection, 2D, posterior part of carapace and plastron