Almanzora river valley (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (37.3° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Late Tortonian

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; marl

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. C. Braga and J. M. Martin. 1988. Neogene coralline-algal growth-forms and their palaeoenvironments in the Ahnanzora river valley (Almeria, S.E. Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (67)285-303 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 149234: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 30.07.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Globigerinaceae - Globigerinidae
 Globigerinaceae - Globorotaliidae
Globorotalia menardii, "Globorotalia humerosa" = Neogloboquadrina humerosa, "Globorotalia acostaensis" = Neogloboquadrina acostaensis
Globorotalia menardii Parker et al. 1865
"Globorotalia humerosa" = Neogloboquadrina humerosa Takayanagi and Saito 1962
"Globorotalia acostaensis" = Neogloboquadrina acostaensis Blow 1959