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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Robinson, Edward; Ramsook, Ryan
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Article Title
A new record of the Paleocene larger foraminifer Ranikothalia catenula in the Wagwater Formation of eastern Jamaica.
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Journal Title
Caribbean Journal of Earth Science
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2009
Volume ID
40
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Page(s)
21-23
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Abstract
The larger foraminifer, Ranikothalia catenula Cushman and Jarvis, is reported for the first time from an unnamed limestone unit in the Ginger River Member of Wagwater Formation of eastern Jamaica. This species indicates a Late Palaeocene age for this limestone unit. The presence of this species demonstrates that the Wagwater trough was already an active open marine graben during the Late Paleocene.....
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