Sitio Cassiano (Miocene of Brazil)

Where: Para, Brazil (1.2° S, 47.3° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 43.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pirabas Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: V. Araujo Tavora, A. A. R. dos Santos, and R. N. Araujo. 2010. Localidades fossiliferas da Formacao Pirabas (Mioceno Inferior). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Ciências Naturais, Belém 5(2):207-224 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 112593: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.07.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum wailesi stony coral
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Rhinoptera studeri Agassiz 1843 cownose ray
 Cheilostomata - Steginoporellidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar circinatus venus clam
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
"Natica canrena" = Naticarius canrena
"Natica canrena" = Naticarius canrena Linnaeus 1758 moon snail