Canal d'Herentals: Tortonian, Belgium

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Anatidae
Cygnus herenthalsi Van Beneden 1873
Mammalia - Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Plesiocetus brialmonti Van Beneden 1880
nomen dubium belonging to Plesiocetus
Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae
Heterocetus brevifrons (Van Beneden 1872)
Herentalia nigra n. gen., n. sp. Bisconti 2014
Bisconti 2014 1 specimen
Mammalia - Cetacea
Amphicetus rotundus Van Beneden 1880
recombined as Aglaocetus rotundus
Mammalia - Cetacea - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphis longirostris Du Bus 1867
see common names

Country:Belgium State/province:Flanders
Coordinates: 51.2° North, 4.8° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:51.4° North, 3.9° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
Stage:Tortonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Tortonian
Age range of interval:11.62000 - 7.24600 m.y. ago
Formation:Diest Member:Deurne Sands
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Geology comments: inner neritic, normal salinity lagoon, low-energy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:67026
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Modifier:B. Shipps Research group:vertebrate
Created:2006-11-03 08:18:17 Last modified:2017-02-26 15:11:19
Access level:the public Released:2006-11-03 08:18:17
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

19106. X. Misonne. 1958. Faune du Tertiare et du Pleistocene inferieur de Belgique (Oiseaux et mammiferes) Donnees paleontologiques. Institute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. Bulletin 34(5):1-36 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]

Secondary references:

50680 M. Bisconti. 2014. Anatomy of a new cetotheriid genus and species from the Miocene of Herentals, Belgium, and the phylogenetic and palaeobiogeographical relationships of Cetotheriidae s.s. (Mammalia, Cetacea, Mysticeti). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]