Saga 6406/8-1 well, 2500-2600 m (Paleocene of Norway)

Where: Norway (64.3° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 58.2° N, 3.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From an unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Paleocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From beds between 2500 m and 2600 m in the Saga 6406/8-1 well.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; green claystone


Size class: microfossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: core, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Not stated in text. REPOSITORY: BMNH, London.

Primary reference: F. M. Gradstein and M. A. Kaminski. 1997. New species of Paleogene deep-water agglutinated foraminifera from the North Sea and Norwegian Sea. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae 67:217-229 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91346: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to foraminifera described in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Lituolacea - Ammosphaeroidinidae
Cystammina sveni n. sp. Gradstein and Kaminski 1997