Kuiperberg (Oligocene of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (52.2° N, 5.4° E: paleocoordinates 51.6° N, 1.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Brinkheurne Member, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandy claystone

• heavy clay with fine sand

Primary reference: M. van den Bosch, M. C. Cadee, and A. W. Janssen. 1975. Lithostratigraphical and biostratigraphical subdivision of Tertiary deposits (Oligocene-Pliocene) in the Winterswijk-Almelo region (eastern part of the Netherlands). Scripta Geologica 29:1-167 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 87249: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.03.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba Oliva 1792 clam
subspecies gibba
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula lamellinucula nut clam
supspecies duchasteli
 Protobranchia - Sareptidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Gastropoda
 Thecosomata - Spiratellidae
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
"Epalxis (Bathytoma) crenata" = Bathytoma, Ancistrosyrinx volgeri, "Turricula (Surcula) regularis" = Orthosurcula regularis, Turris (Fusiturris) selysi, Turris (Fusiturris) duchasteli
"Epalxis (Bathytoma) crenata" = Bathytoma snail
Ancistrosyrinx volgeri Edwards 1861 snail
"Turricula (Surcula) regularis" = Orthosurcula regularis Koninck 1837 turrid
Turris (Fusiturris) duchasteli turrid
sensu stricto
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Nexaplex (Paziella) pawelsi" = Poirieria (Paziella), Typhis (Lyrotyphis) fistulosus
"Nexaplex (Paziella) pawelsi" = Poirieria (Paziella) murex snail
Typhis (Lyrotyphis) fistulosus Hörnes 1856 murex snail
subspecies schlotheimi
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Streptochetus (Streptodyction) cherscus true whelk
subspecies elongatus
Fusinus elatior Beyrich 1848 true whelk
Aquilofusus maeli true whelk
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhais speciosa, Euspira sp., Euspira helicina, "Phalium (Semicassis) rondeleti" = Semicassis, "Caronia (Sassia) flandrica" = Cymatiella
Aporrhais speciosa Schlotheim 1820 snail
Euspira sp. Agassiz 1837 moon snail
Euspira helicina Brocchi 1814 moon snail
"Phalium (Semicassis) rondeleti" = Semicassis frog shell
"Caronia (Sassia) flandrica" = Cymatiella triton shell
 Heterostropha - Mathildidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Isurus gracilis" = Isurus leptodon, Lamna rupeliensis
"Isurus gracilis" = Isurus leptodon Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Lamna rupeliensis Le Hon 1871 mackerel shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus latus school shark