Finca Turibacoa, Marroquin, Moron (Eocene of Cuba)

Where: Cuba (22.1° N, 78.6° W: paleocoordinates 22.0° N, 71.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Late Eocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position in local section.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified carbonate

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown, but probably carbonate. LITHIFICATION: Unknown, but probably lithified.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sanchez Roig

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: M. Sanchez Roig. REPOSITORY: Sanchez Roig personal collection, as stated in text.

Primary reference: M. Sanchez-Roig. 1953. Nuevos Equinidos fosiles de la fauna Cubana. Anales de la Academia de Ciencias Medicas, Fisicas Y Naturales de la Habana 41:136-176 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155865: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 03.05.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to Echinoidea. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with somewhat antiquated nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Spatangoida - Brissidae
Eupatagus turibacoensis n. sp. Sanchez-Roig 1953 heart urchin