Saint-Germain-en-Laye (Brongniart collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (48.9° N, 2.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.8° N, 1.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: unlithified, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected by R. Coquebert; reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Brongniart collection (now at MNHN Paris)

Primary reference: R. Coquebert and A. Brongniart. 1793. Extrait d'un mémoire sur la formation de la coquille de Strombus fissurella, et sur deux espèces analogues à celle-ci. Bulletin des Sciences, Société Philomatique de Paris 1:55-56 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184151: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
"Strombus fissura n. sp." = Tibia (Hippochrenes) fissura
"Strombus fissura n. sp." = Tibia (Hippochrenes) fissura Coquebert and Brongniart 1793 snail