Hajnacka II (Pliocene of Slovakia)

Also known as Hajnácka 2, Hajnácka II

Where: Slovakia (48.3° N, 19.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 19.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Gauss epoch, Late Pliocene, MN16, Villanyian. There are two localities - Hajnacka I and II, one to the north and one to the south of Hajnacka village. This is the one to the north.

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• 'The fossils are found in limnic basin fillings with pyroclastic intercalations (tuffs, tuffite, lapilli, agglomerates).'

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Fejfar, W.-D. Heinrich, and E. Heintz. 1990. Neues aus dem Villafranchium von Hajnacka bei Filakovo (Slowakei, cssr). Quartärpaläontologie 8:47-70 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41030: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 06.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 tapir
 Proboscidea - Mastodontidae
Mastodontidae indet. Gray 1821 proboscidean
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer
Cervus perrieri - Arvernoceros ardei Formenkreis