PQ-BH9812 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Southampton County, Virginia (36.7° N, 77.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.8° N, 75.3° W)

When: Chesapeake Group, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Upper Miocene, Chesapeake Group, Eastover Formation (7.0–6.0 Ma) and St. Marys Formation (10.0–8.0 Ma).

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. J. Rahmat, I. A. Koretsky, J. E. Osborne and A. A. Alford. 2017. New Miocene Monachinae from the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay (Maryland, USA). Vestnik zoologii 51(3):221-242 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187943: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Phocidae
Terranectes parvus n. sp., Terranectes magnus n. gen. n. sp.
Terranectes parvus n. sp. Rahmat et al. 2017 seal
Terranectes magnus n. gen. n. sp. Rahmat et al. 2017 seal