Oosterschelde, Miocene (Miocene of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (51.6° N, 3.7° E: paleocoordinates 51.8° N, 2.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: dredged off the sea floor

Primary reference: D. J. Scager, H.-J. Ahrens, F. E. Dieleman, L. W. Hoek Ostende, J. Vos and J. W. F. Reumer. 2017. The Kor & Bot collection revisited, with a biostratigraphic interpretation of the Early Pleistocene Oosterschelde Fauna (Oosterschelde Estuary, the Netherlands). Deinsea 17:16-31 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 192727: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.04.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae
Cetotherium sp. Brandt 1843 whale
 Mysticeti - Tranatocetidae
Mesocetus cf. longirostris Van Beneden 1880 whale
 Odontoceti - Ziphiidae
Ziphirostrum cf. marginatum Du Bus 1868 beaked whale