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  Balegem
  Belgium

Added:
february 2006
Last Modified:
june 2010







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Finds

Shark teeth, ray teeth, fish remains, brachiopods, bivalves, sea urchins and foraminifers.

Shark and rayteeth are abundant. Sharkteeth are mainly Striatolamia macrota and Otodus auriculatus. In the transgression layerrs you could find small corals, gastropods and bivalves.

There are 18 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Literature recommended by members

  • Dirk Nolf, 1988: Haaie- en roggetanden uit het Teriair van België
    Hier worden oa. Eocene soorten beschreven die je in België kan vinden. Bijna al deze soorten zijn ook goed vertegenwoordigd in Balegem. (Zanden van Lede)
    Added by Galeorhinus
  • Pieter De Schutter, 2009: Paleofocus 1: "The elasmobranch fauna of the Lede sand formation at Oosterzele"
    Standaardwerk geworden voor wie de haaienvondsten van de Lede-formatie wilt determineren. Erg veel platen.
    Added by mineraal0

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