Echinoidea, Lopez de Bertodano Fm, Maastrichtian, Seymour Island (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.0° S, 57.0° W: paleocoordinates 61.4° S, 67.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lopez de Bertodano Formation (Marambio Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Primary reference: D. Néraudeau, A. Crame, and M. Kooser. 2000. Upper Cretaceous echinoids from James Ross Basin, Antarctica. Géobios 33(4):455-466 [L. Villier/L. Villier/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 39609: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 01.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae