AL1-Jura (Cretaceous of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (46.8° N, 6.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 10.6° E)

When: Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• The author describes the Albian as the Gault, which is divided into upper, middle and lower intervals. This is a general collection for the upper Albian.

Environment/lithology: gray, yellow shale

Primary reference: A. Jaccard. 1869. Jura Vaudois et Neuchatelois. Matériaux pour la carte géologique de la Suisse 6:1-340 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2237: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 28.06.1999, edited by John Alroy

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea vesiculosa" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosum
"Ostrea vesiculosa" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosum Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
"Cyprina quadrata" = Arctica
"Cyprina quadrata" = Arctica clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina phaseolina tellin clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia sanctae-crucis Blainville 1824 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Thetis sanctae-crucis Sowerby 1826 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
"Trigonia fittoni" = Linotrigonia fittoni
"Trigonia fittoni" = Linotrigonia fittoni Deshayes 1842 clam
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Scalaria studeri wentletrap
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Murex carinella murex snail
Murex sabaudianus murex snail
Murex bilineatus murex snail
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Fusus vraconnensis" = Rostellaria (Fusus)
"Fusus vraconnensis" = Rostellaria (Fusus) true conch
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea sanctae-crucis Lamarck 1799 slipper shell
originally entered as "Calyptrea sanctae-crucis"
Crepidula gaultina slipper shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithium mosense cerith snail
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
"Solarium dentatum" = Nummogaultina dentata Deshayes 1842 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
  - Belemnitidae
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea varicosus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites varicosus"
Ammonoidea bouchardianus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites bouchardianus"
Ammonoidea inflatus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites inflatus"
Ammonoidea jaccardi ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites jaccardi"
Ammonoidea blancheti ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites blancheti"
Ammonoidea falcatus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites falcatus"
Ammonoidea curvatus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites curvatus"
Ammonoidea auritus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites auritus"
Ammonoidea raulinianus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites raulinianus"
Ammonoidea dispar ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites dispar"
Ammonoidea velledae ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites velledae"
Ammonoidea mayorianus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites mayorianus"
Ammonoidea latidorsatus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites latidorsatus"
Ammonoidea timotheanus ammonite
originally entered as "Ammonites timotheanus"
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Anisoceras pseudoelegans Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
Anisoceras saussureanus Pictet 1847 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites baculoides" = Sciponoceras baculoide
"Baculites baculoides" = Sciponoceras baculoide Mantell 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
Hamites virgulatus Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
"Turrilites bergeri" = Mariella (Mariella) bergeri Brongniart 1822 ammonite
"Turrilites puzosianus" = Ostlingoceras (Ostlingoceras) puzosianum d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
"Nautilus clementinus" = Eutrephoceras clementinum, "Nautilus bouchardianus" = Eutrephoceras bouchardianum, "Nautilus montmollini" = Eutrephoceras montmollini, "Nautilus neckerianus" = Cymatoceras neckerianum, "Nautilus albensis" = Cymatoceras albense
"Nautilus clementinus" = Eutrephoceras clementinum d'Orbigny 1840 nautiloid
"Nautilus bouchardianus" = Eutrephoceras bouchardianum d'Orbigny 1840 nautiloid
"Nautilus montmollini" = Eutrephoceras montmollini Pictet and Campiche 1859 nautiloid
"Nautilus neckerianus" = Cymatoceras neckerianum Pictet 1847 nautiloid
"Nautilus albensis" = Cymatoceras albense d'Orbigny 1850 nautiloid
 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina macrorhisa mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus
"Corax falcatus" = Squalicorax falcatus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis gracilis Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
"Lamna subulata" = Scapanorhynchus subulatus
"Lamna subulata" = Scapanorhynchus subulatus Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
 Loricata -
 Holectypoida - Discoididae
Discoides subuculus Leske 1778 sea urchin
originally entered as "Discoidea subuculus"
 Salenioida - Hyposaleniidae
 Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae