Ehrenstein 3 (Eocene of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.4° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 5.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP 19 (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• Priabonian (MP19 Headonian ELMA)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; lithology not reported

• infill of karstic fissure in Upper Jurassic limestones of the Swabian Jura (Schwäbische Alb)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the BSP

Primary reference: J. J. Hooker and D. L. Harrison. 2008. A new clade of omomyid primates from the European Paleogene. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(3):826-840 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185550: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 28.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Omomyidae
Vectipithex ulmensis Schmidt-Kittler 1971 tarsier
BSPG.1971 XXIV-1, 3 and 4