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Ni.18, Nidáguila (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (42.6° N, 3.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 0.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Forresteria petrocoriensis ammonoid zone, Villaescusa Formation, Early/Lower Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray packstone

• "medium to high energy open shelf" corresponding to an "inner open platform"
• grey-beige fine grained bioclastic calcarenites

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Complutense University of Madrid

Primary reference: M. Berrocal-Casero, F. Barroso-Barcenilla, and F. García Joral. 2020. Coniacian (Upper Cretaceous) rhynchonellides from Northern Spain: taxonomy and palaeobiogeography. Cretaceous Research 106:104216 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 204567: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.09.2019

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