Where: Dominican Republic (19.5° N, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 19.4° N, 70.3° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Cercado Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Cercado Fm, which unconformably overlie Baitoa, and is overlain by the Gurabo Fm. AGE: Late Miocene, based on Table 1 of Saunders et al. (1986). THICKNESS: Formation is 150 m thick in this section. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within section.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite
Reposited in the PRI
Collection methods: bulk, sieve,
• COLLECTOR: E. Vokes. REPOSITORY: PRI. FIDELITY: Moderate ecological fidelity.
Primary reference: A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 74935: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 06.09.2007
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