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Cherves-de-Cognac, level 36 (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Champblanc Quarry

Where: Poitou-Charentes, France (45.8° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 9.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Berriasian (145.5 - 140.2 Ma)

• in the "High Fossiliferous Zone" (HFZ) = levels 32-37

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine deltaic; lithology not reported

• storm or flood deposit
• includes hummocky cross-stratification

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 2001-

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: J.-M. Mazin and J.-P. Billon-Bruyat. 2002. Le gisement paléontologique de Cherves-de-Cognac [The paleontological locality of Cherves-de-Cognac]. Pour La Science 293:30-31 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 61930: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.07.2006, edited by Philip Mannion

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