Kahta, Bahcekhoy, lower Upper Maastrichtian, Turkey (Cretaceous of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (37.8° N, 38.6° E: paleocoordinates 21.6° N, 33.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Lower upper Maastrichtian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• Hard pure limestone without any stratification

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. Meric and A. DeVries. 1966. Note sur les affleurements maestrichtiens de la region de Kahta (Turquie). Travaux de l'Institut de Geologie et d'Hanthropologie Prehistorique de la Faculte des Sciences de Poitiers 7:3-13 [L. Villier/L. Villier/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34585: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 11.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Rotaliacea - Calcarinidae
 Orbitoidacea - Orbitoididae
 Textulariina - Loftusiidae
Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Hippuritidae
Hippurites cornucopiae Defrance 1821 rudist
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Bournonia sp. Fischer 1887 rudist
Praeradiolites sp. Douvillé 1902 rudist