Sample A1, fossil estuary, pont de Tancarville (Pleistocene of France)

Where: Haute-Normandie Region, France (49.5° N, 0.5° E: paleocoordinates 49.5° N, 0.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Middle Pleistocene, Riss or close to the Mindel-Riss interglacial

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; claystone

• polyhedric clay

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: J. P. Lautridou and J. -J. Puissegur. 1977. Donnees nouvelles sur les microfaunes malacologiques et sur les rongeurs du Pleistocene continental de la Basse-Seine. Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de Normandie et des Amis du Museum du Havre 64(4):119-128 [E. Fara/E. Fara/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36390: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 28.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gastropoda
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Oxychilus sp. Fitzinger 1833 snail
 Pulmonata - Succineidae
Succinea sp. Draparnaud 1801 amber snail
non S. oblonga
 Pulmonata - Clausiliidae
Clausilia sp. Draparnaud 1805 slug
 Pulmonata - Pupillidae
Pupilla muscorum Linnaeus 1758 slug
 Limacoidea - Limacidae
Limax sp. Linnaeus 1758 slug
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"Trichia hispida" = Trochulus
"Trichia hispida" = Trochulus snail
 Valvatoidea - Valvatidae
Valvata cristata Müller 1774 snail