Lewes Nodular Chalk-Allhallows (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 3.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 0.9° 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 marly 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 38601: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 26.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus cuvieri Sowerby 1814 clam
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
"Didymoceras saxonicum" = Nostoceras (Eubostrychoceras) saxonicum
"Didymoceras saxonicum" = Nostoceras (Eubostrychoceras) saxonicum Schluter 1875 ammonite
 Spatangoida - Echinocoridae
Sternotaxis plana heart urchin
Echinocorys aff. gravesi Desor 1847 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster corbovis Forbes 1850 heart urchin
Micraster leskei d'Orbigny 1855 heart urchin
small form
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
"Cretirhynchia octoplicata" = Cretirhynchia (Lewesirhynchia) octoplicata
"Cretirhynchia octoplicata" = Cretirhynchia (Lewesirhynchia) octoplicata Sowerby 1816