ENCI Quarry, Eocene (Eocene of Netherlands)

Also known as Sint-Pietersberg

Where: Netherlands (50.8° N, 5.7° E: paleocoordinates 49.5° N, 1.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Klimmen Member (Tongeren Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; fine-grained, medium, gray, green sandstone

• shallow-marine
• greenish grey, fine to medium-grained sands (‘Laagpakket van Klimmen’)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: H. J. van Vliet, O. Lambert, M. Bosselaers, A. Schulp, and J. Jagt. 2014. A new record of a Paleogene cetacean (Basilosauridae, aff. Basilotritus) from the St. Pietersberg, Maastricht, southeast Netherlands. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Program and Abstracts 246 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 162500: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
? Basilosauridae indet. Cope 1867 whale