Bed 13, Folkestone, Kent (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 1.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 2.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Lower Chalk, which overlies the Upper Gault. AGE: Middle-Upper Cenomanian. Justified on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From Band 13, 2.1 m thick, which lies near the top of the section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified, burrowed, yellow, blue lime mudstone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Chalk, buff-yellow, intensely burrowed throughout, with prominent solution seams. LITHIFICATION: Poorly lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collected by Kennedy

Collection methods: bulk,

• COLLECTOR: W. Kennedy. REPOSITORY: Unknown.

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy. 1969. The correlation of the lower chalk of south-east England. Proceedings of the Geologists Association 80(4):459-560 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81062: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.06.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Includes bivalvia, gastropoda, cephalopoda, brachiopoda, and cephalopoda.
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus crispus clam
SUBSPECIES: Inoceramus crispus reachensis
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Spondylus striatus" = Spondylus subnodosus, Neithea sp.
"Spondylus striatus" = Spondylus subnodosus Packard 1922 scallop
Neithea sp. Drouet 1825 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima (Plagiostoma) sp." = Plagiostoma
"Lima (Plagiostoma) sp." = Plagiostoma Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Austiniceras austeni Sharpe 1855 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
Calycoceras sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite
Eucalycoceras gothicum Kossmat 1895 ammonite
Acanthoceras sp. Neumayr 1875 ammonite
Acanthoceras jukesbrownei Spath 1926 ammonite
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
Holaster sp. Agassiz 1836 sea urchin