ZPAL 3 (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Seymour Island, Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.6° W: paleocoordinates 64.3° S, 58.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Telm 6-7 Member (La Meseta Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Jadwiszczak. 2006. Eocene penguins of Seymour Island, Antarctica: The earliest record, taxonomic problems and some evolutionary considerations. Polish Polar Research 27(4):287-302 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100190: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carinatae -
Sphenisciformes indet. Sharpe 1891 penguin
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
? Dorudontinae indet. Miller 1923 whale