Belemnitella mucronata Zone

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Base: Not precisely defined.

Range of index species: From base of zone, as currently defined, to middle of zone (i.e. within Pre-Weybourne Chalk3) (Christensen, 1995).

Biostratigraphical correlation: Equates with an interval in the lower part of the B. mucronata Zone s.l.

Lithostratigraphical correlation: Equates with the Pre-Weybourne Chalk 3-4 interval (Christensen, 1995). Christensen (1995) did not examine Belemnitella from Pre-Weybourne Chalk 1-2, which have traditionally been included in the B. mucronata Zone s.l..

Age: Upper Campanian.