Area near Bessay (Vendée) (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (46.5° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 9.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Spinatum (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• Hawskerense subzone.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous limestone and lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Alméras, M. Bécaud, and M. Cougnon. 2010. Brachiopodes liasiques de la Bordure Sud du Massif Armoricain. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de l'Ouest de la France 1-131 [J. Pálfy/A. Kocsis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140823: authorized by József Pálfy, entered by Adam Kocsis on 17.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Ammonites were not reported, but the detailed stratigraphic information indicates their presence.
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
"Zeilleria culeiformis" = Zeilleria (Zeilleria) culeiformis Rollier 1919
Zeilleria quadrifida Lamarck 1819
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Lobothyris punctata Sowerby 1812
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
Liospiriferina rostrata Schlotheim 1820
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae