Palmer Loc. 727, Cuartel Hill (Eocene of Cuba)

Where: Camaguey, Cuba (21.5° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.5° N, 67.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Eocene age. No other information provided.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• No environmental data provided.
• No lithology provided.

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collected by Palmer in 1948; 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 134811: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Katherine Hendy on 17.10.2012, edited by Alexis Rojas

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Taxonomic list

• Only include brachiopods.
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca aequicostata n. sp. Cooper 1979