Purchena town (Miocene to of Spain)

Where: Provinz Almería, Spain (37.3° N, 2.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; reef rocks

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Braga and J. Aguirre. 1995. Taxonomy of fossil coralline algal species: Neogene Lithophylloideae (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from southern Spain. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 86:265-285 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137714: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

• This study describes coralline algae
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithophyllum dentatum Kützing 1841