Kimmeridge Bay (Kleiber coll) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 7.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• "Middle Kimmeridgian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, pyritic, carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. Kleiber; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: W. Riegraf. 1987. On Lower and Upper Jurassic dibranchiate cephalopods from Germany and England. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 61:261-272 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139338: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Belemnitida - Belemnotheutidae
Belemnoteuthis antiqua Mantell 1847 belemnite