Afyon III (Pliocene of Turkey)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Afyon Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; unlithified claystone

• humous clay

Size class: macrofossils

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 37188: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 04.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae
Viviparus sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Rissooidea - Bithyniidae
Bithynia cf. glabra Zieten 1830 snail
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Planorbarius cornu Brongniart 1810 pulmonate
 Valvatoidea - Valvatidae
Valvata sp. Müller 1774 snail