Meleagrinella curta ASSEMBLAGE (Jurassic of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (44.0° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.8° N, 49.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Stockade Beaver Shale Member (Sundance Formation), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandy mudstone

• sandy clay mud substrate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: R. P. Wright. 1974. Jurassic Bivalves from Wyoming and South Dakota: A study of feeding relationsips. Journal of Paleontology 48(3):425-433 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36531: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 03.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea strigilecula" = Liostrea strigilecula White 1877 oyster
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
"Myophorella montanaensis" = Trigonia montanaensis
"Myophorella montanaensis" = Trigonia montanaensis Meek 1873 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam