Canteras de Medina, Vedado (Pliocene of Cuba)

Where: Cuba (22.8° N, 82.9° W: paleocoordinates 22.9° N, 82.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Pliocene, 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 91153: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 07.09.2009

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.
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster cubensis d'Orbigny 1842 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Brissidae
Brissus sagrae Lambert 1924 heart urchin
 Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae
Echinoneus cyclostomus Leske 1778 sea urchin