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Parietobalaena affinis (Van Beneden, 1880)

IRSNB M 0605a-b; Diestian, Miocene; Antwerpen, Antwerp Province, Belgium

IRSNB M 0605a-b

IG: 17172      Reg.: 301

Age: Zanclean (Diestian), Miocene
Locality: Antwerpen, 3rd section, Antwerp province, Belgium
Description: M605-a: rock with its apophysis; M605-b: left tympanic cavity. Rock + tympanic = petrotympanic

- Van Beneden P.-J., 1880. Les Myoticètes à courts fanons des sables des environs d'Anvers. Bull. Acad. r. Belg. 49ième année, 2e s.t.50, pp. 11-25 (pp. 21, not figured)
- Van Beneden P.-J., 1886. Description des ossements fossiles des anvirons d'Anvers - V partie: Cétacés. Annales du Muséeum royal d'histoire naturelles de Belgique, T.13, pp. 152 (pp. 24, Pl. XX, Fig. 8-16)
- Steeman M. E., 2010. The extinct baleen whale fauna from the Miocene-Pliocene of Belgium and the diagnostic cetacean ear bones. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, T.8(1), pp. 63-80 (pp. 73, Fig. 13)
- Ritsche & al., 2018. Relationships of cochlear coiling shape and hearing frequencies in cetaceans, and the occurrence of infrasonic hearing in Miocene Mysticeti. Fossil Record (cited Table 1, not figured)

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    Contributors: Camille Locatelli
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    IRSNB M 0605a- Parietobalaena affinitis -Figured by Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences on Sketchfab


    Contributors: µCT & 3D: Camille Locatelli
    Copyright: RBINS / DIGIT-4 Belspo Licence: CC BY NC ND


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