Gergeri-Raptis, silty clays, sample KR61 (Miocene of Greece)

Where: Greece (35.1° N, 24.9° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 24.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Early Tortonian

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; poorly lithified, silty claystone

• Sample comes from the silty clays that overlie the uppermost

•coral reef.

• Silty clays.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Faranda, P. Cipollari, D. Cosentino, E. Gliozzi, and G. Pipponzi. 2008. Late Miocene ostracod assemblages from eastern Mediterranean coral reef complexes (central Crete, Greece). Revue de micropaléontologie (51)287-308 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138313: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 11.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
Reticulofenestra
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Reticulofenestra spp. Hay et al. 1966
Multiple species
Prymnesiophyceae
 Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae
Coccolithus pelagicus Wallich 1877
Discoaster bellus Bukry and Percival 1971
Discoaster variabilis Martini and Bramlette 1963
Pontosphaera spp. Lohmann 1961
Multiple species
  -
Sphenolithus abies Deflandre 1954
Calcidiscus leptoporus Murray and Blackman 1898
Calcidiscus macintyrei Bukry and Bramlette 1969
Helicosphaera
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Helicosphaera stalis Theodoridis 1984
Helicosphaera carteri
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Helicosphaera carteri Wallich 1877