Mont Rond, Ronarch'h, Iles Kerguelen (Miocene to of French Southern Territories)

Where: French Southern Territories (49.6° S, 70.3° E: paleocoordinates 49.6° S, 70.3° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mont Rond Formation, Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified sandstone and poorly lithified packstone

• Fedsphathic sands with limestone coquinas and two basaltic flows

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R.-P. Carriol, H. Leyrit, and A. Giret. 1992. Balanoidea (Crustacea, Cirripedia) du Miocene des Kerguelen. GĂ©obios 25(3):383-388 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41122: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 07.07.2004, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Austromegabalanus (Notomegabalanus) decorus Darwin 1854 barnacle
n. ssp. ronarchensis
Notobalanus flosculus Darwin 1853 barnacle
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Perna sp. Retzius 1788 mussel
Perna kerguelensis Fletcher 1938 mussel
 Cardiida -
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) tremarieri Tate 1900 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella hallii Tate 1900 turret shell