Kari Orang, Gelingseh Beds, Borneo (Miocene of Indonesia)

Where: Kalimantan, Indonesia (0.8° N, 117.9° E: paleocoordinates 0.9° N, 118.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gelingseh Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Preangerian Tf3, it isn't clear which fossils come from which beds, it seems that most of the specimens come from the Gelingseh Beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Witkamp

• collected by H. Witkamp in 1908

Primary reference: C. Beets. 1983. Miocene (Preangerian) molluscs from Kari Orang, northern Kutai, East Borneo. Scripta Geologica 67:23-47 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42289: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 27.07.2004, edited by Uta Merkel and Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Foraminifera
 Foraminifera -
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Seriatopora micrommata1 Felix 1921 stony coral
Seriatopora ornata1 Felix 1921 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Scalariogyra escharoides1 Gerth 1923 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
"Favia cf. laxa" = Dipsastraea laxa1
"Favia cf. laxa" = Dipsastraea laxa1 Klunzinger 1879 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea crenulata1 Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Dictyaraea micrantha1 Reuss 1867 stony coral
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Natica vitellus Linnaeus 1758 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae
Erosaria kutaiana n. sp. Beets 1983 cowry
Barycypraea orangensis Beets 1942 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae
Tibia cf. fusus true conch
 Sorbeoconcha - Ranellidae
"Apollon gyrinus" = Gyrineum, Charonia fennemai
"Apollon gyrinus" = Gyrineum triton shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Thais costata Blainville 1832 murex snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
? Engina sp. Gray 1839 true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Hinia kalimantanensis n. sp." = Nassarius (Hinia)
"Hinia kalimantanensis n. sp." = Nassarius (Hinia) snail
 Cerithioidea - Siliquariidae
Tenagodus obtusiformis Martin 1905 snail
 Cerithioidea - Batillariidae
"Cerithium aff. noetlingi" = Batillaria (Batillaria) noetlingi
"Cerithium aff. noetlingi" = Batillaria (Batillaria) noetlingi Martin 1899 snail
n. sp.
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Turritella sp.2 Lamarck 1799 turret shell
 Cerithioidea - Cerithiidae
Cerithium sp. Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
 Cerithioidea - Potamididae
 Ptenoglossa - Thaididae