H1852, Nasanggalau Ridge, Lakeba, Lau (Miocene of Fiji)

Where: Fiji (18.2° S, 178.8° W: paleocoordinates 18.2° S, 178.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• "Early Miocene" so presumably from the Futuna Limestone (now considered to be Middle Miocene; Nunn, 1987)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: carbonate

• No information about lithology (presumably carbonate) or lithification

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F.I. Coulson; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1978. Tertiary and Quaternary brachiopods from the southwest Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 38:1-23 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186817: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Thecideida - Thecidellinidae