Where: Somalia (8.4° N, 48.5° E: paleocoordinates 4.0° N, 42.3° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Karkar Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Unknown lithostratigraphic relationships. AGE: Middle to Late Eocene on the basis of macrofossil biostratigraphy, but presumably from the Late Eocene part of the formation. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Presumably a checklist for the entire formation.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; limestone and marl
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTORS: Based on survey of literature. REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.
Primary reference: G. Piccoli and E. Savazzi. 1983. Five shallow benthic mollusc faunas from the Upper Eocene (Baron, Priabona, Garoowe, Nanggulan, Takashima). Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 22(1-2):31-47 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 78566: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 08.02.2008
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