Le Jadet quarry, Petites Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne (Cretaceous of France)

Where: France (43.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Calcarénites du Jadet Member (Calcaire Nankin Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, yellow, sandy grainstone and poorly lithified, red mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: G. Breton, M. Bilotte, and G. Sigro. 1995. Dipsacaster jadeti sp. nov. Astropectinidae (Asteroidea, Echinodermata) du Maastrichtien des Petites Pyrénées (France). Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre 82(4):35-42 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59763: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 11.04.2006

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra pyrenaica" = Amphidonte (Amphidonte) pyrenaicum
"Exogyra pyrenaica" = Amphidonte (Amphidonte) pyrenaicum Leymerie 1851 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Alectryonia larva" = Agerostrea ungulatus
"Alectryonia larva" = Agerostrea ungulatus Schlotheim 1813 oyster
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Actinopteri
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
cf. Enchodus faujasi Agassiz 1843
Asteroidea
 Paxillosida - Astropectinidae
Dipsacaster jadeti n. sp. Breton et al. 1995 sea star
 Ichnofossils - Asteriacitidae
Asteriacites sp. von Schlotheim 1820