South-west England Chalk Group Lithostratigraphy: Jukes-Browne & Hill, 1903, 1904 - Cenomanian Limestone Bed A2

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Bed A2 is typically a hard, compact, sandy, shelly limestone (Jukes-Browne & Hill, 1903).

Macrofossil Biozonation: Modern biostratigraphical studies indicate that A2 belongs to the M. mantelli Zone, M. saxbii Subzone, and locally the M. dixoni Zone (Wright & Kennedy, 1984)

Correlation: see Correlation with other lithostratigraphical schemes for south-west England

see Correlation with other UK regions


JUKES-BROWNE, A J & HILL, W.1903. The Cretaceous rocks of Britain. Vol. 2 - The Lower and Middle Chalk of England. Memoir of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom.

WRIGHT, C W & KENNEDY, W J. 1984. The Ammonoidea of the Lower Chalk. Part I. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society. London: 1-126, pls 1- 40 (Publ. No. 567, part of Vol. 137 for 1983).