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Parnes, Oise (Defrance collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (49.2° N, 1.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 1.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Defrance; reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Defrance collection (some of which is now at Musée de Normandie, Caen, or at MNHN Paris)

Primary reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1802. Premier mémoire. Mollusques testacées dont on trouve les dépouilles fossiles dans les environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 1:308-312 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184109: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.02.2017

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