Dutch Bay (Miocene of Sri Lanka)

Where: Sri Lanka (8.6° N, 81.3° E: paleocoordinates 5.3° N, 80.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Mala beds Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. R. Bellwood and O. Schultz. 1991. A review of the fossil record of the parrotfishes (Labroidei: Scaridae) with a description of a new Calotomus species from the Middle Miocene (Badenian) of Austria. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, A 92:55-71 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187033: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Labriformes - Scaridae
Bolbometopon sp. Smith 1956