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Courtagnon (Lamarck collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (49.1° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 0.3° E)

• 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

Reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Lamarck collection (some Lamarck types are at MNHN Paris, but other parts of his collection are at the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle Genève)

Primary reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1802. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 1:383-391 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184112: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.02.2017

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