Touraine (Miocene of France)

Where: France (47.1° N, 0.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 1.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• "Helvetian", late Burdigalian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. Ginsburg and P. Janvier. 1975. Les mammiferes marins des faluns de la Touraine et de l'Anjou: faune, gisements et paleobiologie. Bulletin Society E. sci. Anjou, N. S. 9:73-96 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56562: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae
Cetotherium sp. Brandt 1843 whale
 Odontoceti -
Champsodelphis macrogenius Fischer 1829 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Platanistidae
Pomatodelphis stenorhynchus Holl 1829 toothed whale