Ligueux (Oligocene of France)

Where: Aquitaine Region, France (44.8° N, 0.3° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Lower Stampien

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Astre. 1954. Gisements les plus orientaux d'Halitherium dans le Stampien marin du Bordelais. Bulletin du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 89(3-4):225-227 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35971: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 12.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• The invertebrate and shark fauna is mentioned but not described
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
Chondrichthyes
 Elasmobranchii -
Elasmobranchii indet. Bonaparte 1838 elasmobranch
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Halitherium sp. Kaup 1838 dugong