San Roque town (Pliocene to of Spain)

Where: Cádiz, Spain (36.2° N, 5.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 5.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Pliocene to Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

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 137721: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

• This study describes coralline algae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithophyllum dentatum Kützing 1841
Lithophyllum pustulatum Lamouroux 1816
Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi 1837