Nettleton Bottom Chalk Quarry, Lincolnshire, Blisworth Limestone (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Lincolnshire, United Kingdom (53.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 9.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• The Blisworth Limestone (4.02 m: 330.64-334.66 m) is lithostratographically equivalent to the White Limestone of Oxfordshire.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; claystone and sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

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 38401: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 21.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis socialis Morris and Lycett 1853 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia waltoni Lycett 1863 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Opis sp. Defrance 1824 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbulomima sp. Vokes 1945 clam
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
? Staffinella sp. Casey 1952 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia depressa Sowerby 1823 clam
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Vaugonia sp. Crickmay 1930 clam
Myophorella sp. Bayle 1878 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
small high-spired, tentatively referred to Pseudomelania
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithium sp. Cossmann 1902 snail
Prasinophytae
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Tasmanites spp. Newton 1875
Chlorophyceae
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Botryococcus sp. Kutzing 1849
unclassified
  -
Plantae indet., "Gymnospermae indet." = Pinophyta
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
"Gymnospermae indet." = Pinophyta Reveal 1996
Dichadogonyaulax
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 Dinoflagellata -
Lithodinia
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Dinophyceae
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Sentusidinium spp. Sarjeant and Stover 1978
Gonyaulacysta jurassica Norris and Sarjeant 1965
Scriniodinium spp. Klement 1957
Scriniodinium luridum Cookson and Eisenack 1958
  - Nannoceratopsiaceae
Tenua
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