Fresville quarry (Jurassic of France)

Where: Normandy, France (49.4° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.4° N, 5.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calcaires a Gryphees Formation, Semicostatum (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• Base of Arnioceras semicostatum zone (Paracoroniceras charlesi subzone)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 9th May 2010

• Collected by geological excursion organized by the Association Sciences et Géologie Normandes.

Primary reference: Y. Lepage, G. Cuny, and A. Desquesne. 2011. Première découverte d'Acrodus nobilis Agassiz, 1838, dans le Sinémurien du Cotentin (Normandie, France). Bulletin Sciences et Géologie Normandes 3:7-13 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139837: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Acrodus nobilis Agassiz 1838 elasmobranch