Etoile core, level II-2, Holocene, Nice (Holocene of France)

Where: France (43.7° N, 7.3° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 7.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• C14 date at 6500+/-100 BP

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; unlithified, shelly/skeletal, gray marl

• Level with Posidonia

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: core, sieve,

Primary reference: M. Dubar, F. Damblon, S. Nicol-Pichard, J.-L. Vernet, L. Chaix, J. Cataliotti, F. Irr and J.-F. Babinot. 1986. L'environnement côtier des Alpes-Maritimes à la fin de la transgression versilienne d'après l'étude biostratigraphique du site de l'Etoile à Nice (France). Revue de Paléobiologie 5(2):289-310 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56803: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 25.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Annulocibicides
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Annulocibicides sp.
% of specimen among forams
 Rotaliina - Glabratellidae
Glabratella tabernacularis
% of specimen among forams
 Rotaliina - Cassidulinidae
Globocassidulina oblonga
% of specimen among forams
Rotaliina
 Planorbulinacea - Cibicididae
Cibicides lobatulus
% of specimen among forams
Cibicides refulgens
% of specimen among forams
 Planorbulinacea - Planorbulinidae
Planorbulina mediterranensis d'Orbigny 1826
% of specimen among forams
 Acervulinacea - Acervulinidae
Acervulina sp.
% of specimen among forams
 Buliminacea - Buliminidae
Bulimina fusiformis
% of specimen among forams
 Discorbacea - Rosalinidae
Rosalina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
% of specimen among forams
Rosalina globularis d'Orbigny 1826
Rosalina globularis bradyi, % of specimen among forams
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
Ammonia beccarii
% of specimen among forams
 Nonionacea - Nonionidae
Protelphidium granosum
% of specimen among forams
 Rotaliina - Bolivinidae
Bolivina sp. d'Orbigny 1839
% of specimen among forams
Brizalina sp. Costa 1856
% of specimen among forams
 Spirillinina - Spirillinidae
Spirillina sp. Reuss 1862
% of specimen among forams
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Lagena sp. Walker and Boys 1784
% of specimen among forams
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Xestoleberididae
 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
 Podocopida - Loxoconchidae
Loxoconcha bairdi Mueller 1912 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
 Podocopida -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca noae" = Arca (Arca) noae Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
 Pterioida -
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
Musculus sp. Roding 1798 mussel
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
Lithophaga lithophaga Linnaeus 1758 mussel
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactra sp. Linnaeus 1767 clam
Mactra stultorum Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Dosinia lupinus" = Dosinia lupina Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Donax sp. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Tellina planata Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
"Psammobia sp." = Gari (Psammobia)
"Psammobia sp." = Gari (Psammobia) clam
 Cardiida - Semelidae
"Abra prismatica" = Abra (Abra) prismatica
"Abra prismatica" = Abra (Abra) prismatica Montagu 1808 abra
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Plagiocardium papillosum Poli 1781 cockle
Parvicardium exiguum Gmelin 1791 cockle
 Cardiida - Galeommatidae
 Solenida - Pharidae
Ensis sp. Schumacher 1817 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
Littorina neritoides Linnaeus 1758 periwinkle
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
Rissoa ventricosa Desmarest 1826 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium lacteum cerith snail
Bittium reticulatum Montagu 1803 cerith snail
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Jujubinus exasperatus Pennant 1777 top snail
Clanculus sp. Monfort 1810 top snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Fustiariidae
Anthozoa
 Hexacorallia - Actiniidae
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Soritidae
Soritidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839
% of specimen among forams
 Miliolida -
Miliolacea indet. Ehrenberg 1839
% of specimen among forams
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839
% of specimen among forams