Murchas town (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (36.9° N, 3.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 4.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 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 137742: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

• This study describes coralline algae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithophyllum nitorum Adey and Adey 1973