Banzare Bank, southern (Neogene of Indian Ocean)

Where: Indian Ocean (59.0° S, 77.5° E: paleocoordinates 59.0° S, 77.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: trawled from the sea floor by the vessel Karadag in the southern part of Banzare Bank

Primary reference: P. E. Goldin and K. A. Vishnyakova. 2013. Africanacetus from the sub−Antarctic region: The southernmost record of fossil beaked whales. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58(3):445-452 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 149814: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.08.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Ziphiidae
Africanacetus sp. Bianucci et al. 2007 beaked whale