Gliwice area, Gl-21 borehole, sample G15 (Miocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.3° N, 18.7° E: paleocoordinates 50.6° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gliwice Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• Lower Serravallian, NN6/7

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

• Upper Silesia Basin. The examined samples pertain to the upper part ( 100- 19.2 meters below surhce)of the core, overlaying the Middle Badenian chemical deposits of the Krzyzanowice Formation. Gliwice Formation is a lithostratigraphic unit occurri.g in the Upper Silesia and correqponding to the lower portion of the Machow Formation, from the eastern part of the Fore-Carpathian Depression, referred to the Upper Badenian.
• Supraevaporitic grey clays and marly clay.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. Aiello and J. Szczechura. 2004. Middle Miocene ostracods of the Fore-Carpathian Depression (Central Paratethys, southwestern Poland). Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 43(1-2):11-70 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138846: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 29.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Pontocyprididae
 Podocopida - Xestoleberididae
 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
Aurila cicatricosa Reuss 1850 ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytheridae
 Podocopida - Paracytherideidae
 Podocopida - Loxoconchidae
 Podocopida - Neocytherideidae
 Podocopida - Krithidae
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
 Podocopida -
Nipponocythere silesiensis Szczechura and Aiello 2003
Typhlocythere perparvula Aiello and Szczechura 2004
Loxoconchidea minima Bonaduce et al. 1976
Graptocythere polyptycha
Senesia vadaszi
Senesia vadaszi Zalanyi 1913
Kunihirella eracleaensis
Kunihirella eracleaensis Bonaduce et al. 1994