Boekelo (Eocene of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (52.2° N, 6.8° E: paleocoordinates 50.2° N, 2.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; glauconitic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: H. D. M. Burck. 1937. Over de fauna van het bartonien in oostelijk Nederland. Proceedings of the Section of Sciences Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen 40(2):185-189 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3718: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 09.08.1999, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca sp. Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Nucunella sp. d'Orbigny 1849 clam
originally entered as "Nuculella sp."
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Amussium corneum" = Amusium, Chlamys sp., Chlamys radiata
"Amussium corneum" = Amusium scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
Chlamys radiata scallop
Chlamys triginta radiata
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea gryphina" = Pycnodonte (Pycnodonte) gryphina Deshayes 1832 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cardita sp. Bruguière 1792 clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
"Lucina galeottiana" = Gonimyrtea galeottiana
"Lucina galeottiana" = Gonimyrtea galeottiana Nyst 1843 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana galeottiana Nyst 1843 pointed nut clam
originally entered as "Leda galeottiana"
Gastropoda
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Vermetus sp. Daudin 1800 worm shell
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Cephalopoda
 Sepiida - Sepiidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia elongata Vaughan 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Platytrochus burcki De Gruyter 1944 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae
Turbinolia nystiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 stony coral