Rö95/81 - Kipourio (Eptachorion Fm) (Oligocene of Greece)

Where: Greece (40.0° N, 21.4° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 19.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eptachorion Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Eptachorion Fm. Details given by Wielandt-Schuster et al. (2004). THICKNESS: Unknown thickness. AGE: Eptachorion Fm is Late Rupelian to Late Chattian at this section based on planktonic foraminfera, corresponding to biozones P20-P21 (Barbieri 1992) and to NP 24 (Zygojanni and Müller, 1982) based on nannoplankton. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within unit.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; poorly lithified, sandy marl

• ENVIRONMENT: Soft, sandy or marly bottom in shallow water. Fully marine conditions.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Marly sandy unit. LITHIFICATION: Poorly-lithified, based on figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: F. Steininger and M. Harzhauser (~2004). REPOSITORY: Museum of Natural History, Viena (MNHW).

Primary reference: M. Harzhauser. 2004. Oligocene gastropod faunas for the Eastern Mediterranean (Mesohellenic Trough/Greece and Esfahan-Sirjan Basin/Central Iran). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 248:93-181 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76195: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.11.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COMPLETENESS: Exhaustive for gastropoda, mentions informally bivalvia and corals. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, use of genera and subgenera.
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
cf. Streptodictyon subelongatus d'Orbigny 1852 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Lyria anceps Michelotti 1861 volute
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus diversiformis Deshayes 1824 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus (Lentigo) radix" = Persististrombus radix
"Strombus (Lentigo) radix" = Persististrombus radix Brongniart 1823 true conch
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Neverita olla De Serres 1829 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Proadusta parvitala Sacco 1894 cowry
Prozonarina maxima Grateloup 1847 cowry
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
"Xenophora cf. cumulans" = Xenophora cummulans
"Xenophora cf. cumulans" = Xenophora cummulans Brongniart 1823 carrier shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Terebralia bidentata Defrance 1832 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella (Peyrotia) strangulata Grateloup 1847 turret shell
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Nerita (Theliostyla) plutonis Basterot 1825 snail