Asteroidea, N'Golome Marl Fm, Pambala (Cretaceous of Angola)

Where: Angola (8.4° S, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 22.9° S, 2.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: N'Golome marl Formation, Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; poorly lithified marl

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: D. B. Blake, G. Breton, and S. Gofas. 1996. A new genus ans species of Asteriidae (Asteroidea; Echinodermata) from the Upper Cretaceous (Coniacian) of Angola, Africa. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 70(1/2):181-187 [L. Villier/L. Villier/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59842: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 18.04.2006

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Taxonomic list

Hastigerinoides
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 Globigerinina - Globigerinelloididae
 Globigerinina - Heterohelicidae
 Globigerinina - Rugoglobigerinidae
"Archeoglobigerina bosquensis" = Archaeoglobigerina
"Archeoglobigerina bosquensis" = Archaeoglobigerina
 Globigerinina - Globotruncanidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Lenticulina sp. Lamarck 1804
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramidae indet. Giebel 1852 clam
Asteroidea
 Forcipulatida - Pedicellasteridae
Afraster scalariformis n. gen. n. sp.
Afraster scalariformis n. gen. n. sp. Blake et al. 1996 sea star