Kvk/4 (Cretaceous of India)

Where: India (11.0° N, 79.0° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° S, 36.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kallakudi limestone Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; red limestone

• low-energy, lagoonal environment
• hard pink-coloured limestone is associated with marl, shale, marl/bedded limestone exposed as isolated bands, knolls and ridges

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: P. K. Misra, S. Kishore, S. K. Singh and A. K. Jauhri. 2009. Rhodophycean Algae from the Lower Cretaceous of the Cauvery Basin, South India. Journal geological society of India 73:325-334 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 222129: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Keenan Hassell on 13.09.2021

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Taxonomic list

  - Solenoporaceae