Kirtlington 2k (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.0° N, 1.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 9.5° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: White Limestone Formation (Great Oolite Group), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• 2k-2j-1e beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated packstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: W.S. McKerrow, R.T. Johnson, and M.E. Jakobson. 1969. Palaeoecological studies in the Great Oolite at Kirtlington, Oxfordshire. Palaeontology 12(1):56-83 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37509: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 16.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia sp. King 1848 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Megalodontida - Megalodontidae
Pterocardia sp. Bayan 1874 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia islipensis Lycett 1863 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula sp. Quenstedt 1930 nut clam
described as Nucula
 Heterostrophia -
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullinidae indet. Cossmann 1918 snail
described as Natica
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
bone fragments
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
described as pseudodiatematid
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
Epithyris oxonica Arkell 1931