Courtagnon (Brongniart collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (49.1° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 0.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Coquebert; reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Brongniart collection (now at MNHN Paris - at least figured specimens are)

Primary reference: R. Coquebert and A. Brongniart. 1793. Extrait d'un mémoire sur la formation de la coquille de Strombus fissurella, et sur deux espèces analogues à celle-ci. Bulletin des Sciences, Société Philomatique de Paris 1:55-56 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184153: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus fissurella" = Rimella fissurella
"Strombus fissurella" = Rimella fissurella Linnaeus 1767 true conch
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Strombus fissura" = Tibia (Hippochrenes) fissura
"Strombus fissura" = Tibia (Hippochrenes) fissura Coquebert and Brongniart 1793 snail