Latady Formation, Orville Coast, Antarctic Peninsula - By.21 (Jurassic to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (75.6° S, 68.0° W: paleocoordinates 62.3° S, 17.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Latady Formation, Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• Age given as Kimmeridgian?-Tithonian. By.21. Crame argues for a Kimmeridgian age

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

• muddy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: mechanical

• All Specimens are housed in the British Anatrctic Survey Palaeontological Collections, Cambridge

Primary reference: S. R. A. Kelly. 1995. New trigonoid bivalves from the early Jurassic to earliest Cretaceous of the Antarctic Peninsula region: systematics and austral paleobiogeography. Journal of Paleontology 69(1):66-84 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36787: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 16.02.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Malayomaorica malayomaorica Krumbeck 1923 scallop
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae