Loc. 14K, Kato Moni (Miocene of Cyprus)

Where: Cyprus (35.1° N, 33.1° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 32.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Koronia Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Idalian series

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• white limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1935. Notes on the Neogene faunas of Cyprus, II. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 15(85):1-31 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71902: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.05.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca noae" = Arca (Arca) noae
"Arca noae" = Arca (Arca) noae Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pecten (Chlamys) tauroperstriatus" = Chlamys
"Pecten (Chlamys) tauroperstriatus" = Chlamys scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Radula lima" = Lima
"Radula lima" = Lima file clam
var. dispar
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Lithophagus lithophaga" = Modiola (Lithophagus)
"Lithophagus lithophaga" = Modiola (Lithophagus) mussel
 Cardiida - Chamidae
"Chama gryphina" = Pseudochama (Pseudochama) gryphina Lamarck 1819 jewel box
var. taurolunata
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Venus (Clausinella) cf. fasciata" = Clausinella fasciata, Tapes (Amygdala) decussatus
"Venus (Clausinella) cf. fasciata" = Clausinella fasciata da Costa 1778 venus clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina (Dentilucina) sp. Fischer 1887 clam
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae
Tenagodus anguinus snail
var. parvula
 Haliotoidea - Haliotidae
Haliotis tuberculata Linnaeus 1758 abalone
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus sp. Linnaeus 1758 top snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae