Echinoidea, Santa Marta fm, Santonian-Campanian, James Ross Island (Cretaceous to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.0° S, 57.0° W: paleocoordinates 60.9° S, 67.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Santa Marta Formation (Marambio Group), Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; fine-grained, tuffaceous, silty sandstone and argillaceous siltstone

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 39619: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 01.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Echinoidea
 Holasteroida -
 Spatangoida - Micrasteridae