Grosse-Pampau (Miocene of Germany)

Also known as Gross Pampau

Where: Germany (53.5° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 53.8° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Glimmerton Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• Langenfeldian, Bolboforma fragori/subfragoris zone; 10.6-11.8 Ma

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; claystone

• marine, inner to outer neritic
• Miocene clay; mica-clay facies

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. Hopfner. 1991. Aus der Urzeit Aufgetaucht: Whale und Haie. Der Geschiebesammler 24(3-4):107-114 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53894: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte fusca4 clam
supspecies incrassata
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra forchhammeri4 auger snail
supspecies excavata
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Praemegaptera pampauensis n. gen. n. sp.1
Praemegaptera pampauensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Behrmann 1995 rorqual
 Cetacea -
Hoplocetus ritzi n. sp.2 Hampe 2006 toothed whale
Delphinoidea indet.2 Flower 1865 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Kentriodontidae
Kentriodon hoepfneri n. sp.3 Kazár and Hampe 2014 toothed whale