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

Where: Lincolnshire, United Kingdom (53.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blisworth Clay Formation (Great Oolite Group), Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• The dark grey claystones overlies the Blisworth Limestone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; gray claystone

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 38479: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Branchiopoda
 Diplostraca - Cyzicidae
Cyzicus sp. Audouin 1837 clam shrimp
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
? Quenstedtia sp. Morris 1854 clam
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
small gastropods
unclassified
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Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish debris
Chlorophyceae
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Botryococcus sp. Kutzing 1849
unclassified
  -
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
Dichadogonyaulax
  -
Lithodinia
  -
Dinophyceae
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae