Where: Cuba (22.5° N, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 22.6° N, 80.7° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)
• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: No lithostratigraphic units named in text. AGE: Pleistocene (Richards 1935, 1962) based on the high proportion of Recent species. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Terrace up to 25 ft in elevation.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal, sandy limestone
Size class: macrofossils
Reposited in the CM
• COLLECTORS: Collected by H.G. Richards and R.E. Dickerson (1933). REPOSITORIES: Collections held in the Carnegie Museum.
Primary reference: H. G. Richards. 1935. Pleistocene Mollusks from western Cuba. Journal of Paleontology 9(3):253-258 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 66775: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.10.2006
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