Wando River + Highway 41 bridge (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Berkeley County, South Carolina (32.9° N, 79.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 73.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ashley Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. H. Geisler, R. W. Boessenecker, M. Brown and B. L. Beatty. 2017. The Origin of Filter Feeding in Whales. Current Biology 27:1-7 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186670: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.06.2017, edited by Carlos Peredo

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cetacea -
Coronodon havensteini n. gen. n. sp.
Coronodon havensteini n. gen. n. sp. Geisler et al. 2017 whale
 Cetacea - Xenorophidae
Inermorostrum xenops n. gen. n. sp.
Inermorostrum xenops n. gen. n. sp. Boessenecker et al. 2017 toothed whale