Nettleton Bottom Chalk Quarry, Lincolnshire, Lower Oxford Clay (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: Lower Oxford Clay Group, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• Nettleton

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; brown, green 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 38487: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
deposit-feeder bituminous shale biofacies
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella sp. Whitfield 1855 scallop
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula sp. Quenstedt 1930 nut clam
 Nuculida -
Nuculacea indet. Gray 1824 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Mesosaccella sp. Chavan 1946 pointed nut clam
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithium sp. Cossmann 1902 snail