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Montpellier (Pliocene of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 3.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 14 zone, Sables à Gryphaea virleti Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• MN 14 according to Bianucci et al 2008

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Gennevaux. 1922. Monographie Paléontologique de La faune de vertebres des sables de Montpellier I. Les Baleinopteres. Travauz du laboratoire de geologie de la Faculte des Sciences de Lyon 2(2):5-40 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56693: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.11.2005, edited by Jelle Zijlstra and David Nicholson

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