Nettleton Bottom Chalk Quarry, Lincolnshire, Kellaways Sand (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kellaways Sand Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• The upper part of the Kellaways Sand is calcite-cemented to form the Kellaways Rock.


• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonaceous 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 38486: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
large wood fragments
 Ichnofossils -
Planolites sp. Nicholson 1873