Santiago de la Espada town (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Jaen, Spain (38.1° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

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 137736: 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