Bella Cerkev (Miocene of Slovenia)

Where: Slovenia (45.9° N, 15.3° E: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 14.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Sarmatian (12.7 - 11.6 Ma)

• Sarmatian

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

• carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

Primary reference: V. Mikuz. 2003. The new findings of dolphin in Slovenia from Middle Miocene beds near Bela Cerkev in Lower Carniola. Razprave Dissertationes 44(1):163-173 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49448: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Acrodelphinidae
"Acrodelphidae indet." = Acrodelphinidae
"Acrodelphidae indet." = Acrodelphinidae Abel 1905 toothed whale
Champsodelphis or Acrodelphis