Also known as E
Where: England, United Kingdom (51.7° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 8.6° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Portland Formation, Tithonian (150.8 - 145.5 Ma)
• "The Portland sands, with included rock-bands and hard nodules, rich in shells, 70 or 80 feet."
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, ferruginous, glauconitic, nodular, green sandstone
•"The uppermost part is greensand ; and small grains of silicate of iron are scattered through the whole of the rock. There is an included bed of clay, three feet thick."
Size class: macrofossils
Primary reference: J. Phillips. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford 1-523 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 100654: authorized by Matt Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 11.12.2010