Bed 9 (Hudson et. al. 1995) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (56.9° N, 6.2° W: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 4.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kildonnan Member (Lealt Shale Formation), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified, stromatolitic limestone

• 2 layers: 1) Plaucunopsis limestone. 2) Algal bed: stromatolitis limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. D. Hudson, J. B. Riding, M. I. Wakefield and W. Walton. 1995. Jurassic Paleosalinities and Brackish-water Communities-A Case Study. Palaios 10(5):392-405 [A. Miller/D. Schramm/D. Schramm]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40719: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Danielle Schramm on 28.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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"Hydrobiid" sp.
RCA Scale 2 of 5
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis socialis Morris and Lycett 1853 scallop
RCA Scale 5of 5
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha sp. Röding 1798 oyster
RCA Scale 1 of 5
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus yunnanensis Chen 1976 mussel
RCA Scale 2 of 5
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
Cuspidaria ibbetsoni clam
RCA Scale 3 of 5
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithium sp. Cossmann 1902 snail
RCA Scale 1 of 5