Loc. 4K, Kavasi Hill near Ayia Marina (Miocene of Cyprus)

Where: Cyprus (35.1° N, 33.1° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 32.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Koronia Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Idalian series

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• white limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1935. Notes on the Neogene faunas of Cyprus, II. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 15(85):1-31 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71888: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.05.2007

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Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Fossularca) lactea Linnaeus 1767 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Pectunculus inflatus" = Glycymeris
"Pectunculus inflatus" = Glycymeris clam
 Arcida - Limopsidae
"Limopsis (Pectunculina) anomala" = Limopsis
"Limopsis (Pectunculina) anomala" = Limopsis clam
var. cancellata
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Aequipecten) cf. northamptoni" = Aequipecten
"Pecten (Aequipecten) cf. northamptoni" = Aequipecten scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella turris Basterot 1825 turret shell
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
Fissurella sp. Bruguière 1789 snail