Where: Antarctica (64.3° S, 57.4° W: paleocoordinates 62.2° S, 68.2° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• hand sample-level geographic resolution
When: Hamilton Point Member (Santa Marta Formation), Middle Campanian to Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)
• "middle to upper Campanian"
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; bioturbated, silty mudstone
Size class: microfossils
Collected in 1994, 1995
Collection methods: bulk, chemical, peroxide, sieve
• British Antarctic Survey collection
•"bulk samples were collected from holes of ca. 0.5m depth" and "dried and treated with hydrogen peroxide" and "subdivided by sieving into different size classes... all ostracode specimens present in the residue larger than 0.125 mm were picked"
Primary reference: G. Fauth, J. Seeling, and A. Luther. 2003. Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) ostracods from southern James Ross Island, Antarctica. Journal of Paleontology 49(1):95-107 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 93969: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 07.02.2010
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