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Madréporaires, Côte d'Ivoire (Paleocene of Cote D'Ivoire)

Where: Cote D'Ivoire (5.1° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 1.7° S, 11.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Falaises de Fresco Formation, Middle Paleocene (61.7 - 58.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• glauconite calciteuse

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Prof. F. Tessier; reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: S. Barta-Calmus. 1969. Études paléontologiques et géologiques sur le Falaises de Fresco (Côte d'Ivoire). Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 41(3):817-832 [W. Kiessling/A. Girndt/A. Girndt] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78687: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Antje Girndt on 14.02.2008

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