Cantera de Margas, Olazagutia, 47 m (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.9° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 0.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Barranca Member (El Zadorra Formation), Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified marl

• Navarro-Cantabrian Basin

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Gallemi, G. Lopez, R. Martinez and J. M. Pons. 2007. Macrofauna of the Cantera de Margas section, Olazagutia: Coniacian/Santonian boundary, Navarro-Cantabrian Basin, northern Spain. Cretaceous Research 28:5-17 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74376: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.08.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Holasteroida - Holasteridae
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster brevis heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
"Hemiaster (Bolbaster) aff. punctatus" = Hemiaster stella
"Hemiaster (Bolbaster) aff. punctatus" = Hemiaster stella Morton 1830 heart urchin