Bailly-aux-Forges (UPMC collection) (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (48.5° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.6° N, 14.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Deshayesites deshayesi ammonoid zone, Argiles à Plicatules Formation, Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: Repository: Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University, Paris (UPMC)

Primary reference: S. Bersac and D. Bert. 2015. Two ammonite species under the same name: Revision of Deshayesites deshayesi (d’Orbigny, 1841) based on topotype material (Lower Aptian, Lower Cretaceous, northeast of France). Annales de Paléontologie 101:265-294 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187096: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Deshayesitidae
Deshayesites deshayesi d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite