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Hoogdonk Sandpit, Burdigalian (Miocene of Netherlands)

Also known as Liessel

Where: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (51.4° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 51.5° N, 4.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Breda Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Zone 5-10 (c. 15.8 - 16.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: I. A. Koretsky, C. E. Ray, and N. Peters. 2012. A new species of Leptophoca (Carnivora, Phocidae, Phocinae) from both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean (Miocene seals of the Netherlands, part I). Deinsea 15:1-12 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 123486: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.01.2012, edited by Lerin Baltzly

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