Also known as Port la Nouvelle
Where: Languedoc-Roussillon Region, France (43.0° N, 3.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 1.5° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)
• Upper Burdigalian. The biochronology places this collection between the reference faunas of Vieux-Collonges and La Romieu.
Environment/lithology: fissure fill
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: This collection gathers in fact two loci, distant of about 5 m and that were homogeneous in terms of facies and faunal components. These two sub-collection are merged in ref. 9929, which might be the only report for this locality.
Primary reference: S. Legendre. 1982. La faune de micromammiferes du gisement burdigalien de Port-la-Nouvelle (Aude); complements et indications paleoecologiques. Bulletin de la Societe geologique de France 24(2):383-387 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 37050: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 26.02.2004
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