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Yaguara: Basal Turonian (Cretaceous of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (2.9° N, 75.7° W: paleocoordinates 3.0° S, 52.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Early/Lower Turonian (94.3 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray limestone

• gray-silver, bioclastic limestones

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Reposited in the UCM

Primary reference: T. Villamil. 1996. Paleobiology of two new species of the bivalve Anomia from Colombia and Venezuela and the importance of the genus in recognition of the base of the Turonian. Cretaceous Research 17:607-632 [L. Ivany/P. Wall/P. Wall] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46997: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 29.01.2005

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