Kalambaina Formation (Paleocene of Niger)

Where: Niger (14.5° N, 5.4° E: paleocoordinates 5.7° N, 0.1° W)

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Douville

• Ecole des Mines de Paris collection

Primary reference: C. R. Givens. 1991. Old World Tethyan Occurrences of Lyrischapa (Gastropoda; Volutidae) and Biogeographic Implications. Journal of Paleontology 65(4):661-670 [M. Clapham/V. Maciel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184349: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Vanessa Maciel on 21.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Lyrischapa soudanense Douville 1920 volute