Flaauwerspolder, opposite (Pleistocene of Netherlands)

Also known as Roompot

Where: Netherlands (51.6° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 51.6° N, 3.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Westkapelle Ground Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Final Eemian

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: D. P. Bosscha Erdbrink and P. J. H. Van Bree. 1999. Fossil axial skeletal walrus material from the North Sea and the estuary of the Schelde, and a fossil Sirenian rib (Mammalia, Carnivora; Sirenia). Beaufortia 49(2):11-20 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65174: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Sirenia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus etruscus1 Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Carnivora - Odobenidae
Odobenus sp., "Alachtherium sp." = Ontocetus2
Odobenus sp. Brisson 1762 walrus
"Alachtherium sp." = Ontocetus2 Leidy 1859 walrus
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis1 Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis1 Nesti 1825 mammoth
 Ungulata - Cervidae
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Hemisyntrachelus sp.1 Brandt 1873 dolphin