Also known as Loc. 7 (Liddle et al. (1984); Loc. 3 (Donovan & Gordon, 1989)
Where: Jamaica (18.5° N, 77.5° W: paleocoordinates 18.5° N, 77.5° W)
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Falmouth Formation (Coastal Group), Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Falmouth Fm, which unconformably overlies the Hope Gate Fm. THICKNESS: Sample collected from 2-4 m of section of unknown thickness. AGE: Late Pleistocene, last interglacial, Sangamonian, ~125,000 yrs bp. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Immediately above the hardground surface of the unconformable contact with the Hope Gate Fm.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; poorly lithified, sandy, calcareous reef rocks
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite
Collected by Donovan & Littlewood in 1988-1990
Collection methods: bulk, surface (in situ), sieve,
• COLLECTORS: Donovan and Littlewood. REPOSITORY: Not stated, but presumably the University of the West Indies.
Primary reference: S. K. Donovan and D. T. J. Littlewood. 1993. The benthic mollusk faunas of two contrasting reef paleosubenvironments: Falmouth Formation (late Pleistocene, last interglacial), Jamaica. The Nautilus 107(1):33-42 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 80407: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 20.04.2008
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