Rohrdorf (Eocene of Germany)

Where: Bavaria, Germany (47.8° N, 12.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 10.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Stockletten Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Helvetikum

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: M. D. Uhen and H.-J. Berndt. 2008. First record of the archaeocete whale family Protocetidae from Europe. The Fossil Record 11(2):57-60 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 71821: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.05.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilotritus sp. Goldin and Zvonok 2013 whale