Also known as Les Monts-Martin; Mont-Chenot
Where: Champagne-Ardenne, France (49.3° N, 4.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 1.6° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: MP6 mammal zone, Thanetian (59.2 - 56.0 Ma)
• Marnes de Montchenot
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: pond; marl
•"in a relatively quiet environment, probably a pond behind a dune belt … where the slow movement of waves on the shorelines induced the regular turning over of the oncolithes"
•"quiet freshwater milieu and are suggestive of coastal marshes"
Size class: mesofossils
Collected by J.-L. Pellouin; reposited in the MNHN
Primary reference: M. Jehle, M. Godinot, D. Delsate, A. Phélizon, and J.-L. Pellouin. 2012. A new late Paleocene micromammal fauna from Montchenot (Paris Basin). Preliminary results. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 92:487-496 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 137126: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 11.12.2012, edited by Patricia Holroyd
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