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Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre (Oligocene of France)

Where: Haute-Loire, France (45.3° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 0.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP21 mammal zone, Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• MP21 (sensu Leduc, 1996) or MP21–MP22 limit (sensu Escarguel et al.,

•1997; Hugueney, 1997)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García. 2016. A new genus for ‘Testudo’ gigas, the largest European Paleogene testudinid. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(1):e1030024:1-9 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181060: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 17.08.2016

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