Latady Formation, Orville Coast, Antarctic Peninsula - Th.18 (Jurassic of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (75.8° S, 68.5° W: paleocoordinates 62.8° S, 18.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Latady Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• Age given as Kimmeridgian?-Tithonian. Th.18

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified 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 36797: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 16.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae