Ste. Croix (USNM collection) (Cretaceous of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (46.8° N, 6.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 15.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• "Neocomian" (Valanginian age assigned based on brachiopod occurreces elsewhere)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1973. Fossil and recent Cancellothyridacea (Brachiopoda). Tohoku University, Science Reports, 2nd Series (Geology), Special Volume 6:371-390 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190368: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae