Quenast (Eocene of Belgium)

Where: Brabant, Belgium (50.7° N, 4.2° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 1.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. Dollo. 1909. The fossil vertebrates of Belgium. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 19(4):99-119 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188444: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Dermochelyidae
Eosphargis gigas Owen 1880 leatherback
nearly complete skeleton