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  Savigne sur Lathan
  France

Added:
may 2003
Last Modified:
march 2004







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Finds

Bivalves, gastropods, bryozoans, petrified wood, fish remains and mammal bones. The marl contains mainly bryozoa. Shells are also abundant, together with beautiful barnacles, shark teeth, a single flat see-urchin (type: sand-dollar) and lots of other small fossils. The patient searcher is sometimes rewarded with mammal teeth (pigs, mainly), gastropods, petrified wood and the remains of fish.

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Literature recommended by members

  • Buge E., 1948: Bryozoaires du Savignéen de Touraine. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, nouvelle série, tome XXVIII, fasc. 3, pp. 63-94
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Buge E., 1957: Les bryozoaires du Néogène de l'Ouest de la France. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, nouvelle série, série C, Sciences de la Terre, tome VI, pp. 1-426
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Carriol R. P., 2005: Re-examination and new species of Cirripedes from the Middle Miocene of the faluns of Touraine (France). Annales de Paléontologie, 91, pp. 117-126
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Comtesse Pierre Lecointre, 1909: Etude sommaire des mammifères fossiles des Faluns de la Touraine proprement dite. Paris, librairie J.-B. Baillière, 72 p.
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Courville Philippe et Bongrain Madeleine, 2003: Les Pectinidae miocènes des faluns (Ouest de la France). Intérêts biostratigraphiques des associations. Annales de Paléontologie, 89, pp. 125-151
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Dollfus G. et Dautzenberg P., 1901: Nouvelle liste des pélécypodes et des brachiopodes du Miocène moyen du Nord-Ouest de la France. Journal de Conchyliologie, vol. XLIX, n° 3, pp. 229-280
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Dollfus G. et Dautzenberg P., 1899: Sur quelques coquilles fossiles nouvelles ou peu connues des faluns de la Touraine. Journal de Conchyliologie, volume XLVII, n° 3, pp. 198-222, pl. IX
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Durham J. W., 1953: Type species of Scutella. Journal of Paleontology, vol. 27, n. 3, pp. 347-352
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Friedberg W., 1933: Notes sur quelques gastéropodes de l'Helvétien de Touraine. Journal de Conchyliologie, vol. LXXVII, pp. 20-24, pl. 1
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Ginsburg L. & Mornand J., 1986: Les restes de mammifères des faluns de l'Anjou-Touraine. Société d'Etudes Scientifiques de l'Anjou, mémoire n° 6, 92 p.
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Ginsburg L. et Janvier P., 1971: Les mammifères marins des faluns miocènes de la Touraine et de l'Anjou. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, s. 3, n° 22, Sciences de la Terre, 6, pp. 161-195
    Added by Paleotopo
  • Mayer-Eymar C., 1895: Liste systématique des natices des faluns de la Touraine et de Pont-Levoy, du Musée de Zurich. Journal de Conchyliologie, vol. 43, 3, p. 165
    Added by Paleotopo

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Museum: Le Musée du Savignéen
Museum: Musée du Savignéen
Museum: Muséum d histoire naturelle de Tours

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Thanks to Berend de Vries for his contribution to this description, and R. Polman and F. Lerouge for the translation.

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