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Saint-Gregoire (Miocene to of France)

Where: France (48.2° N, 1.7° W: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandy limestone

• Most of the Miocene deposits, the so-called "faluns", consist of unconsolidated calcarenites and sandy limestones with clay and marl intercal- ations being exceptional.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Lecuyer, P. Grandjean, F. Paris, M. Robardet, and D. Robineau. 1996. Deciphering "temperature" and "salinity" from biogenic phosphates: the 6180 of coexisting fishes and mammals of the Middle Miocene sea of western France. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 126(1):61-74 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154318: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.02.2014

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