Gliwice area, Gl-21 borehole, sample G13 (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 138860: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 30.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Podocopida - Hemicytheridae
Aurila cicatricosa Reuss 1850 ostracod