Gergeri-Raptis, silty clays, sample KR62 (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)

• Erly Tortonian.

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

• It records a deepening of the waterbody down to the outer infralittoral/inner-circalittoral zone.

•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 138333: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 14.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Xestoleberididae
Xestoleberis communis Müller 1894 ostracod
Xestoleberis dispar Müller 1894 ostracod
 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
Aurila "sp. 3" ostracod
Aurila cicatricosa Reuss 1850 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
Cytheropteron alatum Sars 1866 ostracod
Eucytherura sp. ostracod
Hemicytherura defiorei Ruggieri 1953 ostracod
 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Krithidae
Krithe "sp. 2" Brady et al. 1874 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
Bythocypris sp. Brady 1880 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Bairdoppilata conformis Terquem 1878 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Callistocythere "sp. 7" Ruggieri 1953 ostracod
Tenedocythere cruciata Bonaduce et al. 1986 ostracod
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
 Podocopa - Paracytherideidae
Paracytheridea sp. Muller 1894 ostracod
 Podocopa - Loxoconchidae