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

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 9.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oxford Clay Group, Late/Upper Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• upper 2.7 m of the Oxford Clay


• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; silty 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 38490: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella sp. Whitfield 1855 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte "sp. 1" Sowerby 1816 clam
sp. 1
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculidae indet. Gray 1824 nut clam
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Dicroloma sp. Gabb 1868 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithium sp. Cossmann 1902 snail
 Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae