Where: Brabant, Belgium (50.8° N, 4.8° E: paleocoordinates 50.2° N, 1.2° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Boutersem Member (Borgloon Formation), MP 21 (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)
• "at the base of" the member in a bed that "thickens up to 30 cm and consists of four layers"
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; shelly/skeletal, green, argillaceous sandstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collected in 1999
Collection methods: bulk, salvage, sieve,
• "screen washed"
•material is in the Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Bruxelles, Belgium (IRScNB)
Primary reference: G. Mayr and R. Smith. 2001. Ducks, rails, and limicoline waders (Aves: Anseriformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes) from the lowermost Oligocene of Belgium. Geobios 34(5):547-561 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 75867: authorized by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, entered by Lars van den Hoek Ostende on 03.11.2007, edited by John Alroy, Terri Cleary, Philip Mannion and Patricia Holroyd
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