Williotstraat (Miocene to of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (51.2° N, 4.4° E: paleocoordinates 51.3° N, 2.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Antwerp Sands Member (Berchem Formation), Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)

• Turritella eryna horizon (late Burdigalian – early Langhian; 16.7-15.1)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; sandstone

• neritic, energetic, shallowed upwards

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Specimens in the RBINS, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

Primary reference: M. Bisconti, O. Lambert, and M. Bosselaers. 2013. Taxonomic revision of Isocetus depauwi (Mammalia, Cetacea, Mysticeti) and the phylogenetic relationships of archaic 'cetothere' mysticetes. Palaeontology 56(1):95-127 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138669: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Mysticeti -
Parietobalaena campiniana Bisconti et al. 2013 whale