Les Aucrais quarry (Jurassic of France)

Where: Basse-Normandie, France (49.0° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calcaire d'Ecouché Formation, Early/Lower Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Grouls

Collection methods: quarrying,

• now in M. Rioult collection, Laboratoire de Géologie, Université de Caen

Primary reference: J. Mercier. 1937. Notes paléontologiques [Paleontological notes]. Bulletin de la Société Linnéenne de Normandie, 8e série 9:33-36 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140633: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Asteracanthus medius Owen 1869 elasmobranch
several teeth
Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
tooth, vertebrae