Manikata (Miocene of Malta)

Where: Malta (35.9° N, 14.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 14.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: lower Member (Blue Clay Formation), Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Bianucci, M. Gatt, R. Catanzariti, S. Sorbi, C. G. Bonavia, R. Curmi, and A. Varola. 2011. Systematics, biostratigraphy and evolutionary pattern of the Oligo-Miocene marine mammals from the Maltese Islands. Geobios 44:549-585 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 122039: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.12.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Dugongidae indet. Gray 1821 dugong