Quarry on the south side Etalle-Vitron road (Jurassic of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (49.6° N, 5.5° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 10.8° E)

When: Gréseux de Florenville Formation, Semicostatum (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• basal bed of the Grés d'Orval

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, massive, sandy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dr. Paul Coupatez,Mr. G. Wouters & colleagues in 1965-1983

• Repository: Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique. All specimens with the prefix PC are held in the private collection of Dr. Paul Coupatez, Rue Blucher 14, 1180 Uccle, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Primary reference: C. J. Duffin. 1984. A new myriacanthid holocephalan from the Sinemurian (Lower Jurassic) of Belgium. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 82(1984):55-71 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138561: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 21.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Chimaeriformes - Myriacanthidae
Halonodon warneri n. gen. n. sp.
Halonodon warneri n. gen. n. sp. Duffin 1984 chimaera
IRSNB P.4529-34, PC 2-10, 11-16, 18-22, 24-28, 30-41, 45-78