Railway trench near Bar farm (Jurassic of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (49.6° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 10.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grès d'Orval Formation, Semicostatum (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• Zone of Belemnites acutus

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by X. Stanier in 1902

• Repository: Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique

Primary reference: E. Casier. 1959. Contributions a l'étude des poissons fossiles de la Belgique XII. Sélaciens et Holocéphales sinémuriens de la province de Luxembourg. Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique Bulletin 35(8):1-27 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139847: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Chimaeriformes - Myriacanthidae
Myriacanthidae indet. Woodward 1889 chimaera
IRSvNB P.868, P.872
Reptilia
 Ichthyosauria -
Ichthyosauria indet. ichthyosaur
small vertebra