Pointe Sada (Miocene of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (15.9° S, 45.2° E: paleocoordinates 16.4° S, 44.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: M. Collignon and J. Cottreau. 1927. Paleontologie de Madagascar. XIV. Fossiles du Miocene Marine. Annales de Paleontologie 16:135-171 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55831: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Pholadida - Teredinidae
"Cyphus arenarius" = Kuphus
"Cyphus arenarius" = Kuphus clam
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Strombus nodosus Borson 1820 conch
Echinoidea
 Cassiduloida - Neolampadidae
"Eolampas excentricus" = Pseudopygaulus
"Eolampas excentricus" = Pseudopygaulus sea urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae
 Euechinoidea - Orthopsidae
Echinopsis thieryi n. sp. sea urchin