Felsoestergaly (Miocene of Slovakia)

Where: Slovakia (49.7° N, 21.4° E: paleocoordinates 48.8° N, 20.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Age based on reference: 52086 (Mandica and Steininger 2003)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Koch. 1904. Fossile haifischzahne und saugetierreste von felsoestergaly, im Komitate Nograd. Foldtani Kozlony 34(5-7):260-273 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48642: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina exigua mackerel shark
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Oxyrhina xiphodon" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Oxyrhina xiphodon" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Oxyrhina leptodon" = Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
Carcharodon humilis n. sp. Koch 1904 white shark
"Carcharodon productus" = Carcharodon carcharias Linnaeus 1758 great white shark
Carcharodon cf. turgidus Agassiz 1843 white shark
Carcharodon cf. sulcidens Agassiz 1843 white shark
Lamna contoridens mackerel shark
Lamna tarnocziensis mackerel shark
Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
"Otodus cf. apiculatus" = Lamna apiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Lamna dubia Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
"Lamna macrota" = Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
sp. var. hungarica
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo cf. latidens Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius Agassiz 1843 sevengill shark
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
"Halitherium aff. schinzi" = Halitherium schinzii
"Halitherium aff. schinzi" = Halitherium schinzii Kaup 1838 dugong
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros sp. Linnaeus 1758 one-horned rhinoceros
Aceratherium?
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Palaeomeryx aff. feignouxi ruminant
Palaeomeryx sp. aff. Dremotherium feignouxi
 Cetacea - Patriocetidae
"Squalodon cf. ehrlichii" = Patriocetus ehrlichii
"Squalodon cf. ehrlichii" = Patriocetus ehrlichii Van Beneden 1865 toothed whale
[entered as Squalodon ehrlichi]