Rio Isabena, sample 87 (Eocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.3° N, 0.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 1.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; muddy sandstone and mudstone

• Fossils were collected in intertidal and shallow subtidal muddy sandstones and mudstones of the Ager and Tremp-Graus basins and in the lower part of the Ilerdian stratotype section.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dominici and Kowalke

• Repository at Museum of Natural History of the University of Florence, Italy. Additional studied material includes the Vidal collection hosted in the Museum of Natural History of Barcelona, Spain.

Primary reference: S. Dominici and T. Kowalke. 2014. Early Eocene Cerithioidean gastropods of mangrove-fringed coasts (South-central Pyrenees, Spain). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 53(3):137-162 [M. Clapham/V. Maciel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184201: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Vanessa Maciel on 07.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Potamides isabenense n. sp. Dominici and Kowalke 2014 horn snail