La Carolina (upper part) (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (37.4° N, 1.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 2.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• Zanclean based on presence of Globorotalia puncticulata and Globigerinoides elongatus. Silts and yellow sands below 1 meter of fossiliferous sands.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. A. García Ramos. 2004. Braquiópodos Pliocenos de Águilas. Boletín de la Asociación Cultural Paleontológica Murciana 3:18-39 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190899: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Thecideida - Thecideidae
 Terebratulida - Kraussinidae
Megerlia truncata Linnaeus 1767
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
"Argyrotheca cordata" = Joania cordata Risso 1826
Megathiris detruncata Gmelin 1791
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Terebratulina retusa Linnaeus 1758
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Neocrania anomala Muller 1776