Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (Pliocene of France)

Where: Basse-Normandie, France (49.4° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 1.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Pliocene I of Lauriat-Rage 1986

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

• infralittoral

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Chaix. 1989. Les Scleractiniaires du Pliocene de Normandie [Scleractinia from the Pliocene of Normandy]. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Section C 11(1):3-13 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84626: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia varians Reuss 1854 stony coral