Villers-le-Lac (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (46.8° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 16.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hauterivian (132.9 - 129.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the NMB

• Repository: Museum of Geology Lausanne

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt. 1972. Systematic revision of the Chlamydinae (Pectinidae, Bivalvia, Mollusca) of the European Cretaceous. Part 1: Camptonectes. Science de la Terre 48 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188797: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten cinctus" = Camptonectes (Boreionectes) cinctus Sowerby 1822 scallop