President Beaches Formation, Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (62.6° S, 61.1° W: paleocoordinates 50.9° S, 38.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: President Beaches Formation (Byers Group), Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); black shale

• Lithology for collection not mentioned, other than of a similar "barred anoxic basin" "magmatic arc" facies as the Nordenskjold Formation (alternating black shales and tuffs)

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1987-1988; reposited in the BAS

Primary reference: P. Doyle and E. V. Shakides. 2004. The Jurassic belemnite suborder Belemnotheutina. Palaeontology 47(4):983-998 [P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187634: authorized by Phil Novack-Gottshall, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 06.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Belemnitida - Belemnotheutidae
Antarctiteuthis donovani Doyle and Shakides 2004 belemnite