Cordebugle, Lisieux (Jurassic of France)

Where: Basse-Normandie, France (49.1° N, 0.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sables de Glos Formation, Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• upper part of formation; upper subzone (Regulare) of the Serratum zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; concretionary, ferruginous, conglomeratic sandstone

• upper Sables de Glos infills a channel cut into the lower Sables de Glos; possibly deltaic channels
• "thick sandy beds" with reworked blocks from layer below (sands, ferruginous nodules, lignite fragments)

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Milsent, M. Bülow, Université Paris-VI

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut, M. Bülow, E., J.-J. Jaeger, M. Martin, J.-M. Mazin, C. Milsent and M. Rioult. 1985. Zonation biostratigraphique et nouveaux restes de Vertébrés dans les "Sables de Glos" (Oxfordien supérieur, Normandie) [Biostratigraphic zonation and new vertebrate remains in the "Sables de Glos" (upper Oxfordian, Normandy)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série II 300(18):929-932 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74916: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.09.2007, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
Polyacrodus sp. Jaekel 1889 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp., "Hybodus basanus" = Egertonodus basanus
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
"Hybodus basanus" = Egertonodus basanus Egerton 1845 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
? Dasyatidae indet. Jordan 1888 whiptail stingray
 Selachii -
 Chimaeriformes -
Chimaeriformes indet. Obruchev 1953 chimaera
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Actinopteri
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
"Microdon sp." = Polypsephis
"Microdon sp." = Polypsephis Hay 1899
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.3 Marsh 1878 sauropod
Theropoda indet.2 Marsh 1881 theropod
 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet. pterosaur
Hollow bones and teeth
Pterodactyloidea indet.1 Plieninger 1901 pterosaur
Left fourth metacarpal
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus jugleri marine crocodile
 Loricata -
Machimosaurus hugii Meyer 1837 marine crocodile
 Squamata -
Durotrigia cf. triconidens Hoffstetter 1967 lizard
 Rhynchocephalia - Sphenodontidae
? Sphenodontidae indet. Cope 1869 rhynchocephalian
 Plesiosauria -
Stephanodus
  - Trigonodontidae
Stephanodus sp. Zittel 1883