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Minbu (Sitsayan stage) (Oligocene of Myanmar)

Where: Myanmar (20.2° N, 94.9° E: paleocoordinates 13.0° N, 98.1° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sitsayan Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC DATA: Unknown stratigraphic data other than approximating Stampian in age. Dolin (1997) puts it in the "Cancellaria" martiniana zone and Miocene.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• ENVIRONMENT: Unknown.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTORS: Include R. Bahadur, S. R. Rau, and the Burma Oil Co. and British Burma Petroleum Co. REPOSITORY: Unknown, probably Geological Survey of India, or BMNH.

Primary reference: E. Vredenburg. 1921. Comparative diagnoses of Pleurotomidae from the Tertiary formations of Burma. Records of the Geological Survey of India 53:83-129 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76590: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 23.11.2007

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