Mantanani Islands, Sabah (Miocene to of Malaysia)

Where: Malaysia (6.7° N, 116.3° E: paleocoordinates 7.1° N, 118.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)

• late Burdigalian to early Langhian age

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; conglomerate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. B. Idris and K. H. Kok. 1990. Stratigraphy of the Mantanani Islands, Sabah. Geological Society of Malaysia 35-46 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 165770: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Chilostomellacea - Heterolepidae
Heterolepa sp. Franzenau 1884
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
Operculina cf. venosa, "Nummulites sp." = Nummulites, "Operculinoides cf. balcei" = Nummulites
"Nummulites sp." = Nummulites Lamarck 1801
"Operculinoides cf. balcei" = Nummulites
 Rotaliina -
? Coryphostoma sp. Cushman 1936
Rotaliina
 Acervulinacea - Acervulinidae
 Discorbacea - Discorbidae
Discorbis sp. Lamarck 1804
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
Elphidium sp. Monfort 1808
 Orbitoidacea - Lepidocyclinidae
 Asterigerinacea - Amphisteginidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
Textulariina
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
? Textularia sp. Defrance 1824
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Aequipecten sp. Fischer 1886 scallop
 Cardiida - Veneridae
? Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Tridacna sp. Bruguière 1797 cockle
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
? Cerithium sp. Bruguière 1789 cerith snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus sp. Linnaeus 1758 top snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Fungiidae
Fungia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
? Goniastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
Galaxea sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
Bryopsidophyceae
 Caulerpales - Halimedaceae
Halimeda sp. Lamouroux 1812
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Hapalidiaceae
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion
"Lithothamnium sp." = Lithothamnion Heydrich 1897
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Lithoporella sp. Foslie 1909
Lithophyllum sp. Philippi 1837
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Quinqueloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
 Miliolida - Hauerinidae
Triloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
 Miliolida - Spiroloculinidae
Spiroloculina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
 Miliolida - Austrotrillinidae