Wilkins Mountains, locality 2, Orville Coast (Jurassic of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (75.3° S, 66.5° W: paleocoordinates 62.2° S, 18.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Latady Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Latady Formation: alternation of dark sandstones, siltstones, clay and shales

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dr P. D. Rowley, Dr M. R. A. Thomson in 1977-78

• fossils are housed in the collections of the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge

Primary reference: J. Mutterlose. 1986. Upper Jurassic belemnites from the Orville Coast, Western Antarctica, and their palaeobiogeographical significance. Br. Antarct. Surv. Bull. (70)1-22 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38724: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 01.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae