Ras il-Pellegrin (Miocene to of Malta)

Where: Malta (35.9° N, 14.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 14.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• late Burdigalian-Langhain

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

• small patch-reefs, tropical,

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 121987: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Mysticeti -
Mysticeti indet. Cope 1891 whale
 Odontoceti -
Physeteroidea indet. Gray 1868 toothed whale
 Delphinoidea -
Delphinoidea indet. Flower 1865 toothed whale