Lewes Nodular Chalk-Beer Head 1 (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.7° N, 3.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 1.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lewes Nodular Chalk Formation, Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• hard and nodular with common flint, marls and arly chalk intervals.

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 38595: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Cidaroida - Psychocidaridae
Tylocidaris clavigera Mantell 1822 pencil urchin
 Spatangoida - Echinocoridae
Sternotaxis plana heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster corbovis Forbes 1850 heart urchin
Micraster leskei d'Orbigny 1855 heart urchin
small form
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
"Cretirhynchia octoplicata" = Cretirhynchia (Lewesirhynchia) octoplicata
"Cretirhynchia octoplicata" = Cretirhynchia (Lewesirhynchia) octoplicata Sowerby 1816
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae