Nettleton Bottom Chalk Quarry, Lincolnshire, Falciferum Zone (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• falciferum zone


• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: M. J. Bradshaw and S.R. Penney. 1982. A cored Jurassic sequence from north Lincolnshire, England: stratigraphy, facies analysis and regional context. Geological Magazine 119(2):113-134 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38379: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 21.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella sp. Whitfield 1855 scallop
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithium sp. Cossmann 1902 snail
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
"Harpoceras falciferum" = Harpoceras (Harpoceras) falciferum
"Harpoceras falciferum" = Harpoceras (Harpoceras) falciferum Sowerby 1820 ammonite
Steinmannia sp. Waagen and Wentzel 1888