Venelles (Miocene of France)

Where: Bouches-du-Rhône, France (43.6° N, 5.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 3.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• Série du gypse d'Aix

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; marl and limestone

• limestone marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut and J.-J. Cornée. 1982. Le Crocodilien Diplocynodon (Eusuchia, Alligatoridae) dans la série du gypse d'Aix à Venelles (Bouches-du-Rhône, France). Geobios 15(2):209-215 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143488: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 24.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
Diplocynodon cf. ratelii Pomel 1847 crocodilian
Cornée collection - partial skeleton in a slab