Cabo Blanco, banks of Que Siches (Eocene of Peru)

Where: Piura, Peru (4.3° S, 81.2° W: paleocoordinates 13.0° S, 110.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: CP10-CP12A foram zone, Pale Greda Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone

• Sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179110: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 28.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Gisortia thomasi n. sp." = Megalocypraea thomasi
"Gisortia thomasi n. sp." = Megalocypraea thomasi Olsson 1930 cowry