Level 1, Lutetian, Catalca-Karacakoy, Turkey (Eocene of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (41.2° N, 28.5° E: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 24.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sand shoal; conglomerate and poorly lithified, silty sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: N. Pinar. 1951. Sur les oursins de l'Eocène moyen de Catalca-Karacaköy (Trakkya, Turquie). Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 1(1-3):35-53 [L. Villier/L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40792: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 01.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
 Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae