Afyon I (Miocene of Turkey)

Where: Central Anatolia, Turkey (39.0° N, 31.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 31.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• lacustrine-terrestrial-volcanic sediments composed of freshwater lime, marlstone and travertin with silex-layers

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: H. Schuett and G. Kavusan. 1994. Neogene Mollusken aus dem Tertiärbecken bei Afyon, Tuerkey. Geologica et Palaeontologica 28:167-183 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37154: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 03.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Sphaeriidae
Pisidium casertanum Poli 1791 pea clam
Gastropoda
 Rissooidea - Bithyniidae
Bithynia glabra Zieten 1830 snail
 Pulmonata - Ellobiidae
 Pulmonata - Vertiginidae
Truncatellina subrothi n. sp. pulmonate
 Pulmonata - Succineidae
 Pulmonata - Gastrocoptidae
 Pulmonata - Pupillidae
 Pulmonata - Valloniidae
Vallonia sp. Risso 1826 slug
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Planorbarius cornu Brongniart 1810 pulmonate
 Basommatophora - Lymnaeidae