Unit E (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Where: Spain (43.0° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 4.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Itxina Formation, Early/Lower Albian to Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 105.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: platform or shelf-margin reef; cherty/siliceous limestone

• Carbonate Bank Interior

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 184481: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
Orbitolina mesorbitolina
Subspecies "Orbitolina mesorbitolina subconcava", "Orbitolina Mesorbitolina aperta"
 Hippuritida - Polyconitidae
Polyconites sp. Roulland 1830 rudist
 Hippuritida - Monopleuridae
Monopleura sp. Matheron 1842 rudist
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae