Lavigny, bed 16 (Triassic of France)

Where: Franche-Comté, France (46.7° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 9.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Zone a

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black mudstone

• Black shaly clay

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. J. Henry. 1876. L'Infralias dans la Franche-Comté [The Lower Lias of Franche-Comté]. Mémoires de la Société d'Émulation du Doubs, 4e série 10:287-486 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 149394: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.08.2013

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis" lavigniensis n. sp. Henry 1876 ground shark