Kienberg [S1, 11, 12, 14] (Miocene of Czech Republic)

Where: Mikulov, Czech Republic (48.8° N, 16.6° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 16.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: NN5 nannofossil zone, Hrušky Formation, Badenian (13.7 - 12.7 Ma)

• In the Spirorutilus carinatus Zone of the Vienna Basin regional biostratigraphic zonation (Brzobohatý

•et al. 2007).

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate and calcareous sandstone

• Marine waters in a subtropical climate, with depths of no more than 60 m. A high proportion of reef-associated taxa are also present.
• In the vicinity of Kienberg the Lower Badenian Sedlec Beds (chaotic coarse and blocky

•marine conglomerates) transgress over the rocks of the Ždánice Unit (Čtyroký 1993).

•Higher up, the sands, sandstones, algal sandstones and limestones and calcareous clays of

•the Hrušky Formation cover the Sedlec Member or lie directly on the Flysch sediments.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: sieve

• Deposited in the Oldrich Kroupa’s private collections in Brno (OKFos), and the Natural History Museum in

•Vienna (NHMWien, Inv.Nr. 2006z0344/0001 to …/0012).

Primary reference: O. Schultz, R. Brzobohatý, and O. Kroupa. 2010. Fish teeth from the Middle Miocene of Kienberg at Mikulov, Czech Republic, Vienna Basin. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 112:489-506 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

PaleoDB collection 161993: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 17.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Pachyscyllium dachiardii
Samples 11 and 14
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina subserrata angel shark
Sample 1
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Sample 1
 Euselachiformes -
Batoidei indet. elasmobranch
Sample 11
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalinae indet., "Megaselachus megalodon" = Otodus megalodon, Squalus sp.
Squalinae indet. Bonaparte 1834 dogfish shark
Sample 14
"Megaselachus megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
Sample 14
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
Sample 3
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Dipturus olisiponensis skate
Samples 11 and 14
 Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae
Rhynchobatus pristinus Probst 1877 wedgefish
Sample 14
 Euselachii -
Myliobatiformes indet. Compagno 1973 stingray
Sample 1
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
Samples 11 and 14
 Selachii -
Selachii indet. shark
Sample 14
 Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus maximus Gunner 1765 basking shark
Sample 14
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Carcharias cuspidatus" = Lamna cuspidata
"Carcharias cuspidatus" = Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Sample 1
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
Sample 14
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Sample 1
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
Samples 1 and 14
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp. Rafinesque 1810 hammerhead shark
Sample 1
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Chaenogaleus affinis ground shark
Samples 1, 11 and 14
Paragaleus pulchellus ground shark
Samples 1 and 11
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
Sample 1
Osteichthyes
 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 bony fish
Samples 11, 12 and 14
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Teleostei indet. Müller 1846
Samples 1 and 11
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
Sphyraena substriata Münster 1846 barracuda
Samples 11 and 14
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparidae indet. Cuvier 1817
All samples
Pagrus cinctus
Sample 11
Diplodus sp. Rafinesque 1810
Sample 14
Sparus umbonatus
Samples 1 and 11
 Labriformes - Labridae
Labridae indet. Cuvier 1816
Sample 11
 Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae
Aetobatus
  - Aetobatidae
Aetobatus arcuatus Agassiz 1843
Sample 1
Trigonodon jugleri
  - Trigonodontidae
Trigonodon jugleri Münster 1846
Sample 14