Blauwhofstraat clay pit (Miocene to of Belgium)

Where: Temse, Belgium (51.1° N, 4.3° E: paleocoordinates 51.4° N, 3.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene to Middle Miocene (16.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Post Miocene Basisgrind

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified conglomerate

• basal gravel rich in phosphate nodules, shark teeth and fossils of marine mammals

Primary reference: G. Bianucci and K. Post. 2005. Caviziphius altirostris, a new beaked whale from the Miocene southern North Sea basin. Deinsea 11:1-6 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66066: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Ziphiidae
Caviziphius altirostris n. gen. n. sp.
Caviziphius altirostris n. gen. n. sp. Bianucci and Post 2005 beaked whale