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Soblay, excavation from 1949 (Miocene of France)

Where: Region Rhone-Alpes, France (46.0° N, 5.3° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 4.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: MN 10 (9.7 - 8.7 Ma)

• The local age is given as 'Pontien'

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lignite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: The collection and its faunal components were studied before ref. 9821 by Deperet (1887, 1894) and Viret and Mazenot (1948)

Primary reference: J. Viret. 1947. Decouverte d'un nouvel Ancylopode dans le Pontien de Soblay (Ain). Comptes rendus de l'Academie des Sciences de Paris 224(5):353-354 [E. Fara/E. Fara/E. Fara] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36634: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende

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