Holywell Nodular Chalk-Shapwick Grange Quarry (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 3.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 0.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holywell Nodular Chalk Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• nodular shelly chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. A. Woods. 2002. The macrofossil biostratigraphy of the Turonian and Coniacian (Upper Cretaceous, Chalk Group) of southeast Devon. Proceedings of the Geologists┬┤Association 113(4):333-344 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38496: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 22.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Mytiloides spp. Brongniart 1822 clam
Inoceramus pictus Sowerby 1829 clam
 Cidaroida -
Hirudocidaris hirudo pencil urchin
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Orbirhynchia sp. Pettitt 1954