Palmer Loc. 53, Loma Macagua (Eocene of Cuba)

Where: Villa Clara, Cuba (22.5° N, 80.1° W: paleocoordinates 22.7° N, 70.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• From limestone. Eocene? age. No other information provided.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

• No environmental data provided.
• Hard, brittle, light gray limestone.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collected by Palmer; reposited in the USNM

• Collected by R. H. Palmer. Reposited at the USNM.

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1979. Tertiary and Cretaceous Brachiopods from Cuba and the Caribbean. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 37:1-45 [A. Hendy/K. Hendy/K. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134810: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Katherine Hendy on 17.10.2012, edited by Alexis Rojas

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only include brachiopods.
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca sp. Dall 1900
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina "sp. 1" d'Orbigny 1847