Neede, northwest (Miocene of Netherlands)

Also known as Needse Berg, Needschen berg

Where: Netherlands (52.1° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 52.4° N, 5.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Zenderen Member, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: A. B. Van Deinse. 1931. De fossilele en recente Cetacea van Nederland 1-304 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53889: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp.4 Bruguiére 1797
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Ditrupa sp.4 Berkeley 1835
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pseudamussium sp.4 Mörch 1853 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limatula sulcata4 file clam
 Mytilida -
"Mytilacea indet." = Mytiloidea4
"Mytilacea indet." = Mytiloidea4 Rafinesque 1815 clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp.4 Sowerby 1816 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Nuculana (Saccella) cf. westendorpi" = Saccella westendorpi4
"Nuculana (Saccella) cf. westendorpi" = Saccella westendorpi4 Nyst and Westendorp 1839 pointed nut clam
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae
Yoldia sp.4 Möller 1842 clam
Gastropoda
 Heterostropha - Ringiculidae
Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis4
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis4 Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp.4 Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp.4 Linnaeus 1758 skate
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp.4 Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Rhinoptera sp.4 Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
 Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus maximus4 Gunner 1765 basking shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus escheri4, Lamna sp.4, "Odontaspis aff. cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata4
Isurus escheri4 Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Lamna sp.4 Cuvier 1816 mackerel shark
"Odontaspis aff. cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata4 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis vorax4 le Hon 1871 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis aff. acutissima4 Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
"Hexanchus gigas" = Notidanus gigas4, Hexanchus primigenius4
"Hexanchus gigas" = Notidanus gigas4 Sismonda 1857 cow shark
Hexanchus primigenius4 sixgill shark
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
Burtinopsis similis4 Van Beneden 1872 whale
 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Balaenoptera borealina4 Van Beneden 1880 rorqual
Balaenoptera musculoides Van Beneden 1880 rorqual
Balaenoptera rostratella Van Beneden 1880 rorqual
 Cetacea - Balaenidae
Balaenula balaenopsis4 Van Beneden 1872 right whale
 Cetacea - Cetotheriidae
"Plesiocetus brevifrons" = Heterocetus brevifrons4
"Plesiocetus brevifrons" = Heterocetus brevifrons4 Van Beneden 1872 whale
 Cetacea -
"Plesiocetus affinis" = Parietobalaena affinis4, "Plesiocetus latifrons" = Aglaocetus latifrons, "Mesocetus latifrons" = Aglaocetus latifrons3, "Plesiocetus verus" = Amphicetus verus4, Odontoceti indet.2, Scaldicetus caretti
"Plesiocetus affinis" = Parietobalaena affinis4 Van Beneden and Gervais 1868 whale
"Plesiocetus latifrons" = Aglaocetus latifrons Van Beneden 1880 whale
"Mesocetus latifrons" = Aglaocetus latifrons3 Van Beneden 1880 whale
"Plesiocetus verus" = Amphicetus verus4 Van Beneden 1880 whale
Odontoceti indet.2 Flower 1867 toothed whale
Scaldicetus caretti Du Bus 1867 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Pontoporiidae
Protophocaena minima1 Abel 1905 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Ziphiidae
Choneziphius planirostris4 Cuvier 1824 beaked whale