Total Oil well, Boreal Bathonian North Sea (Jurassic of Norway)

Where: Norway (59.7° N, 1.8° E: paleocoordinates 49.5° N, 10.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Heather Formation, Middle Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Boreal middle Bathonian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, bioturbated, sandy siltstone

• 15 cm long core of moderately bioturbated coarse quratoze siltstone retaining traces of bedding, packed with fossils

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: J. H. Callomon. 1979. Marine boreal Bathonian fossils from the northern North Sea and their palaeogeographical significance. Proceeding of the Geologists' Assosciation 90(4):163-169 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35299: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 26.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes cf. rigidus Sowerby 1818 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Neocrassina aff. extensa clam
Neocrassina ('Astarte') cf. or aff. extensa
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya aff. uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
Pleuromya cf. or aff. unifromis (Sowerby)
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
? Procerithium sp. Cossmann 1902 snail
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnitidae
 Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae
? Arctocephalites sp. ammonite
?Arctocephalites sp. juv.