St. Hilda's High School [Browns Town Lmst, Moneague Fm] (Oligocene of Jamaica)

Where: Jamaica (18.0° N, 77.5° W: paleocoordinates 16.9° N, 76.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brown's Town Limestone Member (Moneague Formation), Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: Originally assigned to the Brown's Town Limestone. Replaced by Moneague Formation in Stevens (2004). AGE: Oligocene, according to Stevens (2004); placed by enterer in Early Oligocene on the basis of stratigraphic position.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical,

• Contains only the echinoids of the Browns Town Formation

Primary reference: H. R. Dixon and S. K. Donovan. 1998. Oligocene echinoids of Jamaica. Tertiary Research 18(3+4):95-124 [L. Ivany/E. Kowalski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 7216: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 19.05.2000

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Taxonomic list

 Spatangoida - Brissidae
Eupatagus hildae heart urchin
type locality for this species
 Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae
Echinolampas ? lycopersicus Guppy 1866 sea urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Clypeaster oxybaphon Jackson 1922 sand dollar