Robinson, Edward; Ramsook, Ryan
Author Affiliation, Ana.
A new record of the Paleocene larger foraminifer Ranikothalia catenula in the Wagwater Formation of eastern Jamaica.
Caribbean Journal of Earth Science
Date of Publication
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.....