Saint-Jean-de-Védas (Miocene of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 2.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Age after Pictet 1853.

Environment/lithology: limestone

• calcaire

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Gervais. 1846. Observations sur diverses espèces de mammifères fossiles du Midi de la France 253 (§ V. Sur une dent de Squalodon Grateloupii recueillie à Saint-Jean-de-Védas, près Montpellier). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles (Zoologie) 5:248-265 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 93327: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium sp. de Christol 1840 dugong
 Cetacea - Squalodontidae
Squalodon grateloupii toothed whale