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Portel, Boulogne (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Boulonnais

Where: Pas-de-Calais, France (50.7° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 11.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Tithonian (150.8 - 145.5 Ma)

• "Perna bouchardi beds", "middle Portlandian", also described as "Kimmeridigian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

• "cemented beds"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Rigaux & Beaugrand

Primary reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1874. Mémoire sur les dinosauriens et les crocodiliens des terrains jurassiques de Boulogne-sur-Mer [Memoir on the dinosaurs and crocodilians of the Jurassic deposits of Boulogne-sur-mer]. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, série 2 10(2):1-57 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53966: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.09.2005

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