Poulner, Middle Barton Beds, Hampshire (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.9° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 49.3° N, 5.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• the lettering refers to a system used at Burton's other Barton localities

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; ferruginous, white sandstone and shelly/skeletal, gray claystone

• friable white sand stained by iron-oxide overlying tenacious grey shell-clay weathering bluish green

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: the original reference for this locality is given in a publication called Ringwood Memoir (1902) by Clement Reid, if it can be tracked down

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 42662: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 03.08.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
 Podocopa - Cytheridae
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea plicata" = Cubitostrea plicata
"Ostrea plicata" = Cubitostrea plicata Solander 1766 oyster
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
"Crassatellites sulcatus" = Crassatella
"Crassatellites sulcatus" = Crassatella clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia sulcata" = Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) sulcata, "Venericardia cf. davidsoni" = Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) davidsoni
"Venericardia sulcata" = Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) sulcata Solander 1766 clam
"Venericardia cf. davidsoni" = Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) davidsoni Deshayes 1858 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
"Mactra compressa" = Spisula compressa
"Mactra compressa" = Spisula compressa Deshayes 1832 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium parile Deshayes 1858 cockle
 Solenida - Solenidae
"Solen" sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
 Opisthobranchia - Bullidae
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
"Volutospina luctatrix" = Athleta (Volutospina)
"Volutospina luctatrix" = Athleta (Volutospina) volute
 Neogastropoda - Costellariidae
Conomitra parva ribbed mitre
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Surcula exorta" = Turricula, "Surcula laevigata" = Turricula, "Drillia granulata" = Crassispira (Tripia) granulata
"Surcula exorta" = Turricula turrid
"Surcula laevigata" = Turricula turrid
"Drillia granulata" = Crassispira (Tripia) granulata Lamarck 1804 turrid
 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
Natica caillati moon snail
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora discoidea carrier shell
Xenophora agglutinans Lamarck 1804 carrier shell
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
"Tinostoma dubium" = Teinostoma
"Tinostoma dubium" = Teinostoma snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella sp. Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
Odontostomia sp. Jefferys 1839 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
"Solariaxis canaliculatus" = Architectonica (Solariaxis)
"Solariaxis canaliculatus" = Architectonica (Solariaxis) sundial
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
 Cheilostomata - Calloporidae
unclassified
  -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
vertebrae
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Odontaspis macrota" = Lamna macrota
"Odontaspis macrota" = Lamna macrota Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster branderi heart urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Turbinolia sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Octocorallia -
Otolithes
  -
"Otolithus sp." = Otolithes
"Otolithus sp." = Otolithes Oken 1817
Foraminferea
 Miliolida -