Blomvag (Pleistocene of Norway)

Where: Norway (60.5° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 60.5° N, 4.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; siltstone

• clayey silt

Primary reference: R. W. Lie. 1986. Animal bones from the Late Weichselian in Norway. Fauna Norvegica Series A 7:41-46 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 73689: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.06.2007

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pleuronectes platessa" = Amusium
"Pleuronectes platessa" = Amusium scallop
Actinopteri
 Gadiformes -
Aves
 Charadriiformes - Panalcidae
Pinguinus impennis Linnaeus 1758 Great auk
Alca torda Linnaeus 1758 razorbill
Uria aalge Pontoppidan 1763 Common murre
Uria lomvia Linnaeus 1758 Thick-billed murre
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Melanitta nigra Linnaeus 1758 common scoter
Melanitta fusca Linnaeus 1758 velvet scoter
Somateria mollissima Linnaeus 1758 common eider
Somateria spectabilis Linnaeus 1758 king eider
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Fulmarus glacialis Linnaeus 1761 northern fulmar
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Phocidae
"Pagophilus groenlandicus" = Pagophilus groenlandica
"Pagophilus groenlandicus" = Pagophilus groenlandica Erxleben 1777 harp seal
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Rangifer tarandus Linnaeus 1758 reindeer
 Cetacea - Balaenidae
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus 1758 bowhead whale