Quebrada Pinte (Aalenian) (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (29.0° S, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 33.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aalenian (174.1 - 170.3 Ma)

• 1.5 m thick bioclastic limestone with Gervilleioperna

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Palaeontological Institute of W├╝rzburg University (PIW)

Primary reference: M. Aberhan and A. von Hillebrandt. 1996. Taxonomy, ecology, and palaeobiogeography of Gervilleioperna (Gervilleiognoma) aurita n. subgen, n. sp. (Bivalvia) from the Middle Jurassic of northern Chile. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 70:79-96 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139245: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Gervilleioperna (Gervilleignoma) aurita Aberhan and von Hillebrandt 1996 oyster