Ager Basin (Eocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.0° N, 0.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 0.9° 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; 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 184270: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Vanessa Maciel on 12.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
Cerithideopsis hispanicum Cossmann 1906 horn snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae
Vicinocerithium supracincta Cossmann 1906 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithium agervallensis Dominici and Kowalke 2014 cerith snail