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Selene Nunatak Formation, Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula - KG.4640 (Jurassic to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (71.0° S, 68.5° W: paleocoordinates 61.5° S, 14.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Selene Nunatak Formation, Pliensbachian to Pliensbachian (189.6 - 175.6 Ma)

• KG.4640

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: mechanical

• All Specimens are housed in the British Anatrctic Survey Palaeontological Collections, Cambridge

Primary reference: S. R. A. Kelly. 1995. New trigonoid bivalves from the early Jurassic to earliest Cretaceous of the Antarctic Peninsula region: systematics and austral paleobiogeography. Journal of Paleontology 69(1):66-84 [W. Kiessling/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36788: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 16.02.2004

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