Cariatiz village (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Almería, Spain (37.1° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 2.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Novaglie Formation, Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• Age taken from Braga et al. (formerly given as Neogene)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; 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 137745: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.12.2012, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

• This study describes coralline algae
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
 Corallinales - Sporolithaceae