Camarasa (Eocene of Spain)

Where: Lleida, Spain (41.9° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.6° N, 2.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, conglomeratic grainstone

• 120 m of breccias and conglomerates with clasts of Jurassic and Cretaceous dolostones and limestones embedded in a carbonate

•matrix. The upper part is made up of an alternation of thin conglomerate beds withcarbonate clasts and thick beds of bioclastic calcarenites (packstones and grainstones).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Aguirre, J. C. Braga, and D. Bassi. 2011. Taxonomic assessment of coralline algal species (Rhodophyta; Corallinales and Sporolithales) described by Pfender, Lemoine, and Miranda from northern Spain type localities. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien (113)267-289 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138287: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 09.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Pellatispira
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Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales -
"Sporolithon lugeonii" = Archaeolithothamnium lugeoni
"Sporolithon lugeonii" = Archaeolithothamnium lugeoni Pfender 1926
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Alveolinidae