Xwejni (Oligocene to of Malta)

Where: Malta (36.0° N, 14.3° E: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 14.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lower Main Phosphate Conglomerate Formation, Chattian to Chattian (28.1 - 20.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Bianucci, M. Gatt, R. Catanzariti, S. Sorbi, C. G. Bonavia, R. Curmi, and A. Varola. 2011. Systematics, biostratigraphy and evolutionary pattern of the Oligo-Miocene marine mammals from the Maltese Islands. Geobios 44:549-585 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 122007: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cetacea -
cf. Neosqualodon sp. Dal Piaz 1904 toothed whale