Fos (Pleistocene of France)

Also known as Fos-sur-Mer

Where: Bouches-du-Rhone, France (43.4° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 4.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Age of this collection is something of a guess.

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Primary reference: G. Cuvier. 1824. Recherches sur les ossements fossiles 5(1):1-352 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 86921: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Ziphiidae
Ziphius cavirostris n. gen. n. sp.
Ziphius cavirostris n. gen. n. sp. Cuvier 1824 Cuvier's beaked whale