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

 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
Reticulofenestra spp. Hay et al. 1966
Multiple species
 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 stalis Theodoridis 1984
Helicosphaera carteri
Helicosphaera carteri Wallich 1877