Ben, near Pontchartrain (Lamarck collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (48.8° N, 1.9° E: paleocoordinates 45.6° N, 1.6° 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: Lamarck collection (some Lamarck types are at MNHN Paris, but other parts of his collection are at the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle Genève)

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 184155: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Delphinula conica n. sp." = Vermicularia (Vermicularia) conica
"Delphinula conica n. sp." = Vermicularia (Vermicularia) conica Lamarck 1804 turret shell
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus alligatus n. sp. Lamarck 1804 top snail