Level 2, 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: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• 100 meters of coral-rich limestones

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 40793: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 01.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
Nummulites sp. Lamarck 1801
Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Raninidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus sp. Linnaeus 1758 scallop
Chlamys subtripartita d'Archiac 1847 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea gigantea" = Gigantostrea gigantica
"Ostrea gigantea" = Gigantostrea gigantica Solander in Brander 1766 oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Gastropoda
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Echinoidea
 Camarodonta - Temnopleuridae
Triplacidia trakyensis n. sp. sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
 Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae
 Cassiduloida -
 Echinoneoida - Conulidae
Galeraster terkosensis n. sp. sea urchin
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Porosoma cribrun sea urchin