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

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.5° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• Nettleton section

•cymadoce & mutabilis zones

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black, gray 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 38494: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 22.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Nanogyra sp. Beurlen 1958 oyster
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbulomima sp. Vokes 1945 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculidae indet. Gray 1824 nut clam
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Dicroloma sp. Gabb 1868 snail