Kyaukkwet Chaung (Yaw stage) (Eocene of Myanmar)

Where: Myanmar (21.7° N, 94.2° E: paleocoordinates 13.3° N, 95.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Yaw Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC DATA: Unknown stratigraphic data other than approximating Upper Eocene in age.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine


Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTORS: Include R. Bahadur, S. R. Rau, and the Burma Oil Co. and British Burma Petroleum Co. REPOSITORY: Unknown, probably Geological Survey of India, or BMNH.

Primary reference: E. Vredenburg. 1921. Comparative diagnoses of Conidae and Cancellariidae from the Tertiary formations of Burma. Records of the Geological Survey of India 53:130-141 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76602: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

• COMPLETENESS: Only include taxonomic groups (families of gastropoda and bivalvia) described in various articles entered. NOMENCLATURE: Antiquated, but designated to species and subgenus resolution in authoritative publication, and can be revised with more recent publications (e.g. Murkejee, 1939; Harzhauser, 2007).
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea virleti" = Hyotissa virleti1
"Ostrea virleti" = Hyotissa virleti1 Deshayes 1832 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea digitata" = Cubitostrea digitalina1
"Ostrea digitata" = Cubitostrea digitalina1 Eichwald 1830 oyster
SUBSPECIES: O. digitata rohlfsii
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Clavilithes cossmanni n. sp.2 Vredenburg 1923 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Genotia garrowi n. sp. Vredenburg 1921 turrid
Genotia birmanica n. sp. Vredenburg 1921 turrid