Orpe-le-Grande (Paleocene of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (51.2° N, 4.5° E: paleocoordinates 45.2° N, 2.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• Landenian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Schultz. 2006. An Anglerfish, Lophius (Osteichthyes, Euteleostei, Lophiidae), from the Leitha Limestone (Badenian, Middle Mio­cene) of the Vienna Basin, Austria (Central Paratethys). Beitrage Paläontologie 30:427-435 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187031: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Lophiiformes - Lophiidae
Lophius orpiensis Leriche 1906 anglerfish