Wied l-Isquof (Miocene to of Malta)

Where: Malta (35.9° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 14.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Upper Main Phosphorite Conglomerate Formation, Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)

• late Burdigalian-Langhian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Bianucci, M. Gatt, R. Catanzariti, S. Sorbi, C. G. Bonavia, R. Curmi, and A. Varola. 2011. Systematics, biostratigraphy and evolutionary pattern of the Oligo-Miocene marine mammals from the Maltese Islands. Geobios 44:549-585 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 85259: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.12.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Physeteridae
cf. Orycterocetus sp. Leidy 1853 sperm whale