St. Aubin (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (49.0° N, 0.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 10.4° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• biostratigraphy of the rock unit: it belongs to the subzone of Clydoniceras hollandi

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; unlithified, peloidal claystone and poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal marl

• interreefal sediment ranging from clay with abundant skeletal debris to bio-grainstone that may be crossbedded;

•reefal sediment consists of pelleted clay.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: T. J. Palmer and F.T. Fürsich. 1981. Ecology of sponge reefs from the Upper Bathonian of Normandy. Palaeontology 24(1):1-23 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37510: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 16.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Sabellidae
"Serpula (Cycloserpula) gordialis" = Glomerula serpentina
"Serpula (Cycloserpula) gordialis" = Glomerula serpentina Schlotheim 1820
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula sp. Lamarck 1801 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Nanogyra sp. Beurlen 1958 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon costatum oyster
described as Lopha
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa "sp. A" Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa "sp. B" Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa "sp. C" Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa "sp. D" Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa "sp. E" Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa "sp. F" Ehrenberg 1831
Bryozoa "sp. G" Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata -
 Cyclostomata - Cavidae
Ceriocava corymbosa Lamoureux 1821
 Cyclostomata - Heteroporidae
Ripisoecia conifera Lamoureux 1821
 Cyclostomata - Stomatoporidae
 Cyclostomata - Plagioeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Multisparsidae
 Cyclostomata - Entalophoridae
 Cyclostomata -
 Cyclostomata - Frondiporidae
Asteroidea
  -
Asteroidea indet. de Blainville 1830 sea star
starfish plates [originally entered as "Asteroida indet."]
Echinoidea
 Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae
 Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae
Rhynchonellata
 Thecideida - Thecidellinidae
 Terebratulida - Terebratellidae
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia cardium" = Eudesia (Eudesia) cardium Lamarck 1819
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Terebratulida - Dictyothyrididae
Dictyothyris coarctata Parkinson 1811
 Terebratulida - Chlidonophoridae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria sp. LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Neuroporidae
Neuropora "sp. erect form" Bronn 1825 demosponge
 Spirosclerophorida - Platychoniidae
Limnorea
  -
Calcarea
  -
Calcarea "sp. A" Bowerbank 1864 calcareous sponge
Calcarea "sp. B" Bowerbank 1864 calcareous sponge
Calcarea "sp. C" Bowerbank 1864 calcareous sponge
Calcarea "sp. D" Bowerbank 1864 calcareous sponge
 Pharetronida -
Trachyphlyctia helvelloides calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea - Endostomatidae
"Corynella tuberosa" = Endostoma, "Corynella sp." = Endostoma
"Corynella tuberosa" = Endostoma calcareous sponge
"Corynella sp." = Endostoma Roemer 1864 calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella pistilliformis calcareous sponge
Elasmostoma palmatum calcareous sponge
"Blastinia ornata" = Astrospongia calcareous sponge
Eudea cribraria calcareous sponge
Enaulofungia "sp. A" Fromentel 1860 calcareous sponge
Enaulofungia "sp. B" Fromentel 1860 calcareous sponge
Enaulofungia "sp. C" Fromentel 1860 calcareous sponge
Enaulofungia "sp. D" Fromentel 1860 calcareous sponge
? Oculospongia sp. Fromentel 1860 calcareous sponge
Stomatopora dichotoma
  -
"Stomatopora dichotoma" = Alecto dichotoma
"Stomatopora dichotoma" = Alecto dichotoma Lamoureux 1821