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Chlamys solarium assemblage zone, Ambelos, Gavdhos Island (Miocene of Greece)

Where: Greece (34.8° N, 24.1° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 23.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Gavdos Formation, Serravallian (13.7 - 11.6 Ma)

• N 15: Neogloboquadrina continuosa and the lowest part of N 16: Neogloboquadrina acostaensis zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, calcareous sandstone and lithified limestone

• fine- or coarse-grained calcareous sandstones and marly limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Dermitzakis and E. Georgiades-Dikeoulia. 1987. Biozonation of the Neogene invertebrate megafauna of the Hellenic area. Annales Instituti Geologici Publici Hungarici 70:125-136 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72305: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.05.2007, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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