Stewartby quarry, Stewartby Brickworks (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.1° N, 0.5° W: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 9.6° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kosmoceras medea ammonoid zone, Peterborough Member (Lower Oxford Clay Formation), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, lenticular, green, silty claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by K. Duff in 1970

• Repository: Leicester University Geology Collections (LEIUG)

Primary reference: T. A. M. Ewin and B. Thuy. 2017. Brittle stars from the British Oxford Clay: unexpected ophiuroid diversity on Jurassic sublittoral mud bottoms. Journal of Paleontology 91(4):781-798 [V. Syverson/V. Syverson/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186252: authorized by Valerie Syverson, entered by Valerie Syverson on 18.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

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