Gigouzac (north exit) (Jurassic of France)

Where: Midi-Pyrénées, France (44.6° N, 1.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanus euxodus ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• Aspidoceras catalaunicum Subzone, Aulacostephanus euxodus Zone, six metres below the limestone bar of Aulacostephanus contejeani (a subzone)

Environment/lithology: massive, shelly/skeletal, gray limestone

• "calm setting"
• massive compact bioclastic limestone with a shade of grey-beige

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Gérard Lafaurie

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: P. Hantzpergue, G. Lafaurie, and B. Lange-Badré. 1982. Un crocodilien du Jurassique supérieur marin des environs de Cahors. Bulletin de las Société des Etudes du Lot 103(4):375-385 [R. Benson/R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138311: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 11.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Nanogyra virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
numerous
Pisces
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"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
fish vertebrae
Reptilia
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus sp. Saint-Hilaire 1825 marine crocodile
a mandible and vertebrae