Petits Coteaux de St-Eloi quarry (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (47.1° N, 0.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 10.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• These strata are considered to be of early Callovian (gracilis Zone) age, as defined by Thierry et al. (1997), and rest unconformably on blue-grey limestones of late Bathonian date

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, ferruginous, ooidal limestone

• Limestones containing abundant iron ooids.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P.Y. Boursicot

• Repository: P.Y. Boursicot collection and P. Ferchaud collection, both currently housed at the Geosystemes laboratory of the University of Lille

Primary reference: C. Cronier and P. Boursicot. 2009. A new decapod crustacean faunule from the Middle Jurassic of north-west France. Palaeontology 52:1275-1289 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185969: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Nodoprosopidae
? Nodoprosopon mainense Cronier and Boursicot 2009 crab