Louvres (Defrance collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (49.0° N, 2.5° E: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 1.1° 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: carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Defrance collection (some of which is now at Musée de Normandie, Caen, or at MNHN Paris)

Primary reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1804. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 4:46-55 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184154: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
"Bulimus decussatus n. sp." = Melania decussata
"Bulimus decussatus n. sp." = Melania decussata Lamarck 1804 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus monilifer n. sp. Lamarck 1804 top snail