Elsloo, Limburg (Miocene of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (51.0° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 51.2° N, 4.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Previous reports placed the locality in the Oligocene

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. B. Van Deinse. 1931. De fossilele en recente Cetacea van Nederland 1-304 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37599: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 17.03.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Phocidae
Paleophoca nystii1 Van Beneden 1859 seal
 Odontoceti - Squalodontidae
Squalodon sp.3 Grateloup 1840 toothed whale
 Odontoceti -
Scaldicetus caretti2 Du Bus 1867 toothed whale
Scaldicetus grandis3 Du Bus 1872 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphis longirostris3 Du Bus 1867 toothed whale