Ardley WL 15 (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ardley Member (White Limestone Formation), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; calcareous sandstone

• lime sand

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: T. J. Palmer. 1979. The Hampen Marly and White Limestones Formations: Florida-type carbonate lagoons in the Jurassic of central England. Palaeontology 22(1):189-228 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36552: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 03.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma bynei Cox and Arkell 1948 file clam
Lima (Plagiostoma) bynei
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis fibrosa Laube 1867 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteroperna costatula Eudes-Deslongchamps 1824 pearl oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae
Eocallista antiopa d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia stricklandi Morris and Lycett 1853 cockle
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Corbis lajoyi" = Fimbria
"Corbis lajoyi" = Fimbria clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
 Cephalaspida -
Palaeohydatina sp., "Fibula phasianoides" = Ceritella (Fibula)
Palaeohydatina sp. Cossmann 1895 snail
"Fibula phasianoides" = Ceritella (Fibula) snail
 Heterostrophia -
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia sp. Swainson 1840 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Dicroloma sp. Gabb 1868 snail
 Neritoidea - Neridomidae
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae
 Trochoidea - Proconulidae
Proconulus sp. Cossmann 1918 snail
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
Epithyris sp. Phillips 1841