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Charens, bed 53 (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (44.5° N, 5.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Micracanthoceras microcanthum ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified lime mudstone

• Biomicrite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Musée Paléontologique de Provence (MPP), Aix-Marseille Université, France

Primary reference: C. Frau, L. G. Bulot, W. A. P. Wimbledon and C. Ifrim. 2016. Upper Tithonian ammonites (Himalayitidae Spath, 1925 and Neocomitidae Salfeld, 1921) from Charens (Drôme, France). Geologica Carpathica 67:543-559 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183714: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.01.2017

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