Boyacipinan - sandy limestone facies [Kasaba Fm] (Miocene of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (40.7° N, 39.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 40.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kasaba Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Kasaba Fm, which regionally overlies the Uçarsu Fm (Early Miocene). AGE: Middle Miocene (Langhian) on the basis of macrofossil biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From bed near top of section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified limestone

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow marine, siliciclastic.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Sandy limestone. LITHIFICATION: Poorly-lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Presumably, Y. Islamoglu. REPOSITORY: Not stated, but possibly Maden Tetkik ve Arama, Ankara, Turkey.

Primary reference: Y. Islamoglu. 2004. Kasaba Miyosen havzasinin Gastropoda faunasi (Bati Toroslar, GB Türkiye). MTA Dergisi 128:137-170 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78550: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 07.02.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for gastropoda and bivalvia. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and assignments to species and subgenus resolution.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda -
"Ancilla (Baryspira) glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis
"Ancilla (Baryspira) glandiformis" = Amalda glandiformis Lamarck 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
Cerithium (Thericium) vulgatum Bruguière 1789 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae