Cantera de Margas, Olazagutia, 95.4 m (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.9° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.2° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Olazagutia Formation, Early/Lower Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• Platyceramus undulatoplicatus zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified limestone

• Navarro-Cantabrian Basin
• marly limestone

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 74410: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.08.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Micraster brevis heart urchin