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Bogenfels, Eocene marine (Eocene of Namibia)

Where: Sperrgebiet, Namibia (27.4° S, 15.4° E: paleocoordinates 31.4° S, 8.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: NP 19-20 foram zone, Langetal Formation, Priabonian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous sandstone and siltstone

• marly sandstones and siltstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. Bohm. 1926. Über Tertiäre versteinerungen von den Bogenfelser diamantfeldern. Beiträge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete 2:55-87 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 149316: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.08.2013

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