Canteras del Tejar "Consuelo" (Miocene of Cuba)

Where: Cuba (23.1° N, 82.2° W: paleocoordinates 23.5° N, 78.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Early Miocene, for which justification is not reported. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown lithology. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Collection of Sanchez Roig (unknown repository).

Primary reference: M. Sanchez Roig. 1926. Los Equiodermos fosiles de Cuba. Contribucion a la paleontologia Cubana 1-179 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91130: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 06.09.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for echinoidermata. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with a ntiquated nomenclature, but updated with more recent publications; with species-resolution identifications.
 Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae
Stauranderaster sanchezi n. sp. Sanchez Roig 1926 sea star
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Nymphaster miocenicus n. sp. Valette 1926 sea star
 Cidaroida - Rhabdocidaridae
Rhabdocidaris sanchezi n. sp. Lambert 1925 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris sp. Leske 1778 pencil urchin
Cidaris cubensis n. sp. Lambert 1925 pencil urchin
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Gauthieria sanchezi Lambert 1921 sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae
Habanaster sanchezi n. sp. Lambert 1924 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Brissidae
Cyclaster jacksoni n. sp. Lambert 1924 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Paleopneustidae
Victoriaster lamberti n. sp. Sanchez Roig 1923 heart urchin
 Diadematoida - Diadematidae
Centrostephanus habanensis Lambert 1925 sea urchin
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Balanocrinus cubensis n. sp. Sanchez Roig 1926 Sea lily