Raasay, Inner Hebrides (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (57.4° N, 6.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 1.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Scalpa Formation, Margaritatus (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Calcareous nodules in the Scalpa Sandstone, where the associated fauna also suggests a low horizon in the Domerian.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. V. Ager. 1954. The genus Gibbirhynchia in the British Domerian. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 65:25-51 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138185: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Gibbirhynchia amalthei Quenstedt 1852