Echinoidea, Burdigalian, Nepoui peninsula, New Caledonia (Miocene of New Caledonia)

Where: New Caledonia (21.3° S, 165.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.2° S, 163.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Dated from the association of Foraminifera

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; poorly lithified limestone

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: A. Jeannet. 1951. Sur deux échinides tertiaires de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 1(7):413-418 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40791: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 01.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Camarodonta - Strongylocentrotidae
Strongylocentrotus sp. Brandt 1835 sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
? Holcopneustes pomeyroli n. sp. heart urchin