Oosterschelde, Pleistocene (Pleistocene of Netherlands)

Where: Netherlands (51.6° N, 3.7° E: paleocoordinates 51.7° N, 3.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 17 mammal zone, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: dredged off the sea floor

Primary reference: D. J. Scager, H.-J. Ahrens, F. E. Dieleman, L. W. Hoek Ostende, J. Vos and J. W. F. Reumer. 2017. The Kor & Bot collection revisited, with a biostratigraphic interpretation of the Early Pleistocene Oosterschelde Fauna (Oosterschelde Estuary, the Netherlands). Deinsea 17:16-31 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189574: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Trichiurides delheidi Leriche 1908
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emys sp. Dumeril 1806 pond turtle
Aves
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Phasianidae indet. Horsfield 1821 pheasant
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Anatidae indet. Vigors 1825 waterfowl
Mammalia
 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sapiens Linnaeus 1758 human
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sp. Kaup 1829 Eurasian field mouse
Micromys sp. Dehne 1841 harvest mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys pliocaenicus Forsyth Major 1889 vole
Lemmus sp. Link 1795 vole
Arvicola terrestris Linnaeus 1758 European water vole
Microtus sp. Schrank 1798 vole
Microtus oeconomus Pallas 1776 tundra vole
Microtus agrestis Linnaeus 1761 field vole
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor fiber Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian beaver
Trogontherium cuvieri Owen 1846 beaver
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana sp. Guldenstaedt 1777 Russian desman
Desmana termalis Russian desman
Galemys kormosi Schreuder 1940 Pyrenean desman
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus sp. Kretzoi 1942 rhinoceros
Stephanorhinus etruscus Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
Stephanorhinus cf. etruscus Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
Coelodonta antiquitatis Blumenbach 1799 wooly rhino
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
Equus caballus Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex praearaneus Kormos 1934 long-tailed shrew
Beremendia fissidens Petényi 1864 shrew
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus sp. Linnaeus 1758 bear
 Carnivora - Phocadae
"Phocanella minor" = Phocanella pumila
"Phocanella minor" = Phocanella pumila Van Beneden 1876 seal
 Carnivora - Odobenidae
Odobenus sp. Brisson 1762 walrus
Ontocetus emmonsi Leidy 1859 walrus
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis familiaris Linnaeus 1758 dog
Canis cf. etruscus Forsyth Major 1877 canine
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felis catus Linnaeus 1758 cat
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Hyaena perrieri Croizet and Jobert 1828 hyaena
Crocuta crocuta Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
subspecies spelaea
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus primigenius Blumenbach 1799 wooly mammoth
Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bos sp. Linnaeus 1758 ox
Bos taurus Linnaeus 1758 cow
Bison sp. Hamilton-Smith 1827 bison
Bison priscus Bojanus 1827 bison
cf. Leptobos sp. Rütimeyer 1877 antelope
Ovis aries Linnaeus 1758 domestic sheep
Capra hircus Linnaeus 1758 domestic goat
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Alces sp. Gray 1821 moose
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus 1758 red deer
Rangifer tarandus Linnaeus 1758 reindeer
Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus 1758 European roe deer
Megaloceros giganteus Blumenbach 1799 Irish elk
 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Balaenoptera musculus Linnaeus 1758 blue whale
Balaenoptera borealina Van Beneden 1880 rorqual
 Cetacea - Balaenidae
Balaenula balaenopsis Van Beneden 1872 right whale
Balaena sp. Linnaeus 1758 bowhead whale
 Cetacea - Physeteridae
Physeter sp. Linnaeus 1758 sperm whale
 Cetacea -
Scaldicetus caretti Du Bus 1867 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Orcinus sp. Fitzinger 1860 killer whale
 Cetacea - Monodontidae
Delphinapterus sp. Lacépède 1804 beluga
Delphinapterus leucas Pallas 1776 beluga whale