Pinhay Bay at the Blue Lias in Southern Britian (Jurassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.4° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 2.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: The Blue Lias Formation, Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified marl

• Includes limestone, marl, clay, and paper shale.

Primary reference: P. M. Gilliland. 1992. Holothurians in the Blue Lias of Southern Britain. Palaeontology 35(1):159-210 [A. Miller/D. Schramm/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41623: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Danielle Schramm on 19.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dendrochirotida -
Binoculites terquemi Deflandre-Rigaud 1952 sea cucumber
Binoculites jurassica Frizzell and Exline 1955 sea cucumber
 Apodida - Achistridae
Achistrum monochordata Hodson et al. 1956 sea cucumber
 Apodida - Chiridotidae
Theelia convexa Whidborne 1883 sea cucumber
Theelia synapta Gilliland 1992 sea cucumber