Cañada de Gallego (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (37.5° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 1.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• 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 siltstone

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 190907: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Terebratula sinuosa Brocchi 1814