Scapa Bay (Holocene of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Scapay Bay

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (58.9° N, 3.1° W: paleocoordinates 58.9° N, 3.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithology not reported

Primary reference: P. Hershkovitz. 1966. Catalog of Living Whales. United States National Museum Bulletin 246:1-259 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 86899: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Delphinoidea - Delphinidae
"Delphinus melas n. sp." = Globicephala melas
"Delphinus melas n. sp." = Globicephala melas Traill 1809 long-finned pilot whale