Cowstones Layer, Whitlands Cliffs, south-west of Pinhay (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 3.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 0.3° E)

When: Hysteroceras varicosum ammonoid zone, Foxmould Sands Member (Upper Greensand Formation), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• ‘Cowstones’ layer in the basal part of the Foxmould Sands Member. Hysteroceras varicosum Subzone, Mortoniceras inflatum ammonite Zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, green sandstone

• "Cowstones." Um, what the hell are "cowstones?

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G.F. Elliott in 05/1950; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: S. O. Martha and P. D. Taylor. 2017. The oldest erect cheilostome bryozoan: Jablonskipora gen. nov. from the upper Albian of south-west England. Papers in Palaeontology [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189774: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 06.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Chiplonkarinidae
Jablonskipora kidwellae Martha and Taylor 2017