Cruzes 18, Sergipe (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (10.6° S, 37.0° W: paleocoordinates 17.2° S, 11.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sapaucari Member (Cotinguiba Formation), Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; gray limestone

• hard, compact, gray Laranjeiras limestones, overlain by light grey, loose, marly material

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: J. Seeling and P. Bengtson. 1999. Cenomanian oysters from the Sergipe Basin, Brazil. Creatceaous Research 20:747-765 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141012: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 20.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae