Doberg, near Buende (Bunde) (Oligocene of Germany)

Where: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (52.2° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 52.0° N, 5.6° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Doberg Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Rothausen. 1961. Ueber Microcetus, einen kleinen Squalodontiden aus dem Oberoligozaen. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 112(1):106-116 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37598: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 17.03.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Dermochelyidae
Psephophorus sp.2 von Meyer 1847 leatherback
 Testudines -
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Trichechidae
Anomotherium langewieschei n. gen. n. sp.3 Siegfried 1965 manatee
 Odontoceti - Squalodontidae
Eosqualodon langewieschei n. sp.2 Rothausen 1968 toothed whale
 Odontoceti -
"Phoca ambigua n. sp." = Microcetus ambiguus1
"Phoca ambigua n. sp." = Microcetus ambiguus1 Meyer 1840 toothed whale