La Ferme, Le Moulin (Oligocene of France)

Also known as Saint-Geours-de-Maremne

Where: Landes, France (43.7° N, 1.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 4.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandy marl and calcareous sandstone

• Littoral area under shifting hydrodynamic conditions
• Microbenthos-rich sandy marls, bioclastic calcareous sands, and coarse biodetritic limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes and B. Cahuzac. 1999. Crocodilian faunal renewal in the Upper Oligocene of Western Europe. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences - Series IIA - Earth and Planetary Science 328:67-73 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143515: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 24.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
Tomistoma sp. Müller 1846 false gharial
Two teeth from the Daguin and Brochon collections