Boqueron, Bahia Inutil (Eocene to of Chile)

Where: Chile (53.6° S, 69.6° W: paleocoordinates 56.1° S, 59.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian to Lutetian (47.8 - 38.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Late Eocene in paper. Presumably from Boqueron Formation dated to the late Lutetian (43.7-41.8 Ma for lower part) or Bartonian by Malumi├ín et al. (2013). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From fossiliferous concretion in dark shales.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, concretionary, glauconitic shale

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: From fossiliferous glauconitic concretion in dark shales. LITHIFICATION: Presumably lithified if from a concretion.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the PRI

• COLLECTOR: K. Palmer? or Standard Oil Company. REPOSITORY: Paleontological Research Institute.

Primary reference: T. H. Withers. 1951. Cretaceous and Eocene peduncles of the Cirripede Euscalpellum. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 1(5):149-162 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 159932: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to characteristic taxa, including Cirripedia. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with species-resolution identifications.
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Aturiidae
Aturia sp. Bronn 1838 nautiloid
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
 Octocorallia - Waiparaconidae
"Euscalpellum crassissimum n. sp." = Waiparaconus zelandicus
"Euscalpellum crassissimum n. sp." = Waiparaconus zelandicus Withers 1951
 Ichnofossils -
Teredolites sp. Leymerie 1842
Listed as Teredo-borings