Bransgore, Lower Barton Beds, Hampshire (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.8° N, 1.7° W: paleocoordinates 49.3° N, 5.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Barton Beds Formation), Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomeratic sandstone and shelly/skeletal, gray, green, sandy claystone

• gravel atop whitish sand, followed by light green sand-clay and a dary grey clay, full of shells

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: These fossils seem to be collected by the author, unlike others from this reference

Primary reference: E. S.t. J. Burton. 1933. Faunal Horizons of the Barton Beds in Hampshire. Proceedings of the Geologist's Association 44:131-167 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42658: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 03.08.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anomalinidae
  - Anomalinidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Polymorphinidae
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
 Podocopa - Cytheridae
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Limopsidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea plicata" = Cubitostrea plicata, Ostrea sp.
"Ostrea plicata" = Cubitostrea plicata Solander 1766 oyster
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites sulcatus" = Crassatella
"Crassatellites sulcatus" = Crassatella clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia cf. sulcata" = Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) sulcata Solander 1766 clam
"Venericardia cf. davidsoni" = Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) davidsoni Deshayes 1858 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula ficus" = Ficusocorbula ficus Solander 1766 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium parile Deshayes 1858 cockle
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula bisulcata" = Nucula (Nuculoma) bisulcata
"Nucula bisulcata" = Nucula (Nuculoma) bisulcata Sowerby 1850 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
""Leda" minima" = Nuculana
""Leda" minima" = Nuculana pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
Bullinella sp. Newton snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Ancilla dubia olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
"Pollia lavata" = Cantharus (Pollia)
"Pollia lavata" = Cantharus (Pollia) true whelk
P. [Tritonidea]
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Admete (Bonellitia) evulsa Solander 1766 snail
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella bifido margin shell
M. bifido-plicata
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Volutospina luctatrix" = Athleta (Volutospina), Volutospina athleta
"Volutospina luctatrix" = Athleta (Volutospina) volute
Volutospina athleta Solander in Brander 1877 volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Conomitra parva ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Murex tricarinatus" = Pterynotus (Pterynotus) crenulatus tricarinatus Lamarck 1803 mustached bat
"Typhis pungens" = Typhis (Typhis) pungens Solander in Brander and Brander 1766 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Surcula crassicosta" = Turricula, "Surcula macilenta" = Turricula, "Surcula rostrata" = Turricula, "Hemipleurotoma aspera" = Gemmula, Eopleurotoma rotella
"Surcula crassicosta" = Turricula turrid
"Surcula macilenta" = Turricula turrid
"Surcula rostrata" = Turricula turrid
"Hemipleurotoma aspera" = Gemmula turrid
Eopleurotoma rotella Edwards 1861 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
Asthenotoma cf. zonulata Edwards 1861 snail
"Bathytoma turbida" = Epalxis (Bathytoma) turbida Solander in Brander 1766 snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Rimella rimosa Solander 1766 true conch
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Hippochrenes amplus" = Tibia (Hippochrenes) ampla
"Hippochrenes amplus" = Tibia (Hippochrenes) ampla Solander in Brander 1766 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
"Calyptraea aperta" = Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta
"Calyptraea aperta" = Calyptraea (Trochita) aperta Solander 1766 slipper shell
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora discoidea carrier shell
Xenophora agglutinans Lamarck 1804 carrier shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp., "Turritella imbricataria" = Haustator imbricataria
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
"Turritella imbricataria" = Haustator imbricataria Lamarck 1804 turret shell
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Solariaxis canaliculata Lamarck 1804 sundial
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Adeonidae
 Cheilostomata - Cupuladriidae
 Cheilostomata - Calloporidae
Actinopteri
 Anacanthini -
 Pleuronectiformes - Soleidae
"Otolithus (Berycidarum) bartonensis" = Eosolea bartonensis
"Otolithus (Berycidarum) bartonensis" = Eosolea bartonensis Frost 1934 flatfish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Chelone sp. Linnaeus 1758 sea turtle
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster branderi heart urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Turbinolia humilis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral
Otolithes
  -
Foraminferea
 Miliolida -