Little Andaman: Bivalves & assc. forams (Miocene of India)

Where: Andaman and Nicobar, India (10.6° N, 92.5° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° N, 94.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: S. Kanjilal and M.S. Srinivasan. 2002. New Bivalves from the MIocene of Little Andaman Island, Bay of Bengal. Journal of the Geological Society of India 60(5):527-536 [L. Ivany/P. Wall/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46558: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 19.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globorotaliidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris (Glycymerita) gigantica n. sp. Kanjilal and Srinivasan 2002 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Periglypta (Periglypta) sp. Jukes-Browne 1914 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Laevicardium (Laevicardium) sp. Swainson 1840 cockle
Trapezicardium laiensis n. gen. n. sp. Kanjilal and Srinivasan 2002 cockle
Megalaevicardium hutbayensis
Laevicardium (Megalaevicardium) hutbayensis n. subgen. n. sp. Kanjilal and Srinivasan 2002