Sue Point Reef (Pleistocene of Bahamas)

Where: Bahamas (24.0° N, 74.5° W: paleocoordinates 24.0° N, 74.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• "Sangamonian"

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; lithified limestone

• living crinoids from the same island are found at "patch reefs" with water depth "of approximately 5 m"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1988

Primary reference: R. D. Lewis, C. R. Chambers, and M. W. Peebles. 1988. Grain Morphologies and Surface Textures of Recent and Pleistocene Crinoid Ossicles, San Salvador, Bahamas. Palaios 5(6):570-579 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90776: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 16.08.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• remaining fauna not discussed
 Comatulida - Comatulidae
Davidaster sp. Hoggett and Rowe 1988 crinoid