Unit B (Galdames) (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (43.0° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 9.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ernaga Formation, Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; limestone

• Shallow Siliciclastic Shelf and Deltaic

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. A. Fernandez-Mendiola, I. Gomez-Perez, and J. Garcia-Mondejar. 2017. Aptian-Albian Carbonate Platforms: Central Basque-Cantabrian Basin, Northern Spain. AAPG Memoir 56(25):315-324 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184479: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Textulariina
 Loftusiacea - Cyclamminidae
Choffatella decipiens Schlumberger 1905
 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
Iraqia
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Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
Toucasia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1873 rudist
 Hippuritida -
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Deshayesitidae
Deshayesites deshayesi d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite