Gundstrup gravel pit (Paleocene of Denmark)

Where: Fyn, Denmark (55.6° N, 10.3° E: paleocoordinates 49.8° N, 7.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kerteminde Marl Formation, Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

• boulder of marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Natural History Museum of Denmark

Primary reference: K. S. Myrvold, J. Milan, and J. A. Rasmussen. 2018. Two new finds of turtle remains from the Danian and Selandian (Paleocene) deposits of Denmark with evidence of predation by crocodilians and sharks. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 66:211-218 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196766: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 04.10.2018

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Prinsius dimorphosus
in the matrix of the turtle specimen
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Ctenochelys cf. stenoporus Hay 1905 turtle
NHMD 227325, one hypoplastron and one caudal vertebra
Prymnesiophyceae
 Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae
Neochiastozygus perfectus
in the matrix of the turtle specimen