Gristhorpe Plant Bed, Cayton Bay (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (54.2° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 9.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gristhorpe Member (Cloughton Formation), Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; claystone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. H. A. van Konijnenburg-van Cittert and H.S. Morgans. 1999. The Jurassic Flora of Yorkshire. Palaeontological Association Field Guides to Fossils 8:1-134 [D. Royer/D. Royer/D. Royer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 35122: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 13.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
 Czekanowskiales -
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
 Cycadales - Beaniaceae
Beania gracilis Carruthers 1869 cycads
Androstrobus manis Harris 1941 cycads
Pteridopsida
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
Todites
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Phlebopteris
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