Gliwice area, Gl-21 borehole, sample G16 (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 138847: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 29.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Pontocyprididae
 Podocopida -
Saida "sp. 1" ostracod
 Podocopida - Xestoleberididae
 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
Aurila cicatricosa Reuss 1850 ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytheridae
 Podocopida - Paracytherideidae
 Podocopida - Krithidae
Krithe oertlii ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
 Podocopida -
Nipponocythere
  -
Nipponocythere silesiensis Szczechura and Aiello 2003
Loxoconchidea
  -
Loxoconchidea minima Bonaduce et al. 1976
Senesia vadaszi
  -
Senesia vadaszi Zalanyi 1913