Where: Trinidad and Tobago (10.6° N, 61.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.5° N, 59.6° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Melajo Clay Member (Springvale Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)
• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: The Melajo Clay Member of the Springvale Formation, which is correlated with the Savaneta Glaconitic Sandstone Member of the Springvale Formation, although part of it may be younger. AGE: Late Miocene in Woodring (1973, 1982). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Composite list for member.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, black claystone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Unknown.
Primary reference: W. P. Woodring. 1957. Geology and Paleontology of Canal Zone and adjoining parts of Panama. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(A) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 96514: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 10.06.2010
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