Brown Bank in the North Sea (Pleistocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (56.1° N, 3.5° E: paleocoordinates 56.1° N, 3.5° E)

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, fine-grained, black, sandy lithology not reported

• Several small, black, peaty grains found in some of the osseous trabecular suggest that the jaw was most probably deposited in Peat

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Fishing vessel UK33 trawled a partial mandible

Primary reference: J. W. F. Reumer, L. Rook, K., Van Der Borg, K., Post, D. Mol and J. De Vos. 2002. Late Pleistocene survival of the saber-toothed cat Homotherium in Northwestern Europe . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(1):260-262 [M. Uhen/J. So/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189789: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Jeankyong So on 13.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Felidae
Homotherium sp. Fabrini 1890 cat