Needs Camp, Upper Quarry (Cretaceous of South Africa)

Also known as Need's Camp

Where: South Africa (33.0° S, 27.6° E: paleocoordinates 49.5° S, 12.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal wackestone

• a fairly compact polyzoal limestone with a crystalline matrix, the polyozoa constitute about 50% of the whole

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: F. Chapman. 1916. Foraminifera and Ostracoda from the Upper Cretaceous onf Need's Camp, Buffalo River, Cape Province. Annals of the South African Museum 12:107-118 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38881: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 12.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

  - Anomalinidae
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
 Miliolida -