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  The Netherlands

november 2003
Last Modified:
january 2014

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Shark teeth like Megalodon, dolphin teeth, bivalves (i.e. Glycymeris, Nordica, Astarte), several bones. The bones are mostly of good quality, little signs of transport. The species ffound are mostly marine mammals like dolfins, whales and seals. You can also find landmammals like elephant, cow and tapir. Also birdbones are found (35 species are known). The finds are from the Miocene and upper and middle Pliocene (part of the Neogene period).

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Literature recommended by members

  • Klompmaker, A.A. & E. Wijnker, 2010: Een schitterende vindplaats voor Plio- en Miocene fossielen. GEA december 2010, nummer 4
    Zeer goed leesbaar artikel waarin de vele vondstmogelijkheden worden voorgesteld.
    Added by Bram
  • Van Bakel, B.W.M., Jagt, J.W.M., Artal, P., Fraaije, R.H.B., 2009: Harenacorystes johanjansseni, a new Pliocene crab (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the Netherlands, and notes on Miocene–Pliocene corystoid crabs from the North Sea Basin
    Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum, no. 35 (2009), p. 79–85, 2 figs
    Added by FossilDude
  • Wijnker, E., T.J. Bor, F.P. Wesselingh, D.K. Munsterman, H. Brinkhuis, A.W. Burger, H.B. Vonhof, K. , 2008: Neogene stratigraphy of the Langenboom locality (Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands). Netherlands Journal of Geosciences/Geologie en Mijnbouw 87 – 2, 165 - 180
    Een zeer interessant artikel voor wie wil weten waar de fossielen in de zeef nou precies vandaan komen.
    Added by Bram

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Thanks to C. van Huisseling for sending this description.

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