Spence Harbour Conglomerate, South Orkney Islands (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (60.7° S, 45.2° W: paleocoordinates 60.7° S, 45.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Neocomian (145.0 - 130.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; conglomerate and medium-grained, coarse, micaceous sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. R. A. Thomson. 1981. Late Mesozoic stratigraphy and invertebrate palaeontology of the South Orkney Isalnds. British Antarctic Survey Bulletin (54)65-83 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36806: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 16.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
? Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
patelliform
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
? Belemnopsis sp. Bayle 1878 belemnite
 Belemnitida -
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. ammonite
olcostephanid