Cricqueville-en-Bessin (Pleistocene of France)

Where: France (49.4° N, 1.0° W: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 1.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Marnes du Bosq d'Aubigny Formation, Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• "Late Pliocene" (=Gelasian) according to DuguĂ© et al. (2000, 2009)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; unlithified, shelly/skeletal, yellow sandstone

• Unlithified based on description

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A.W. Janssen in 1988

• Repository: Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Primary reference: A. Dulai. 2016. Sporadic Pliocene and Pleistocene brachiopods in Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Leiden, the Netherlands): records from the Mediterranean, and the North Sea Basin. Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica 33:65-98 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187616: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
Macandrevia cranium Muller 1776
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca cf. plicata de Morgan 1915
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Lingulida - Lingulidae