Wind Brickyard, Eger (Oligocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (47.9° N, 20.4° E: paleocoordinates 45.8° N, 19.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: NP 25 nannofossil zone, Eger Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• This outcrop represents the stratotype of the Egerian Regional Stage of the Central Paratethys. The sequence exposed belongs to nanoplankton zone NP 25 and the Paragloborotalia opima opima Biozone, corresponding to the Chattian.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; poorly lithified sandstone

• "Deep littoral-shallow bathyal"
• Poorly lithified sand from "Molluscan clay" unit

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Matra Museum of Hungarian Natural History Museum at Gyöngyös, Hungary

Primary reference: M. Hyzny and A. Dávid. 2017. A remarkably well-preserved terrestrial isopod (Peracarida: Isopoda: Armadillidiidae) from the upper Oligocene of Hungary, with remarks on the oniscidean taphonomy. Palaeontologia Electronica 20(1.5A):1-11 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184477: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.03.2017, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Isopoda - Armadillidiidae
Armadillidium sp. Brandt 1833 isopod
MM 2015.513.1
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
 Albuliformes - Pterothrissidae
Pterothrissus umbonatus Koken 1884 bonefish
 Pleuronectiformes - Bothidae
Citharus sp. Reinhardt 1838 flatfish
 Kurtiformes - Apogonidae
Apogon moyesi Cardinalfish
aff. Apogon sp. Lacépède 1802 Cardinalfish
 Ophidiiformes - Carapidae
Echiodon sp. Thompson 1837
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
Neobythitinae indet. Radcliffe 1913
 Acanthuriformes - Sciaenidae
Sciaena sp. Linnaeus 1758
 Perciformes -
Sillago cf. hassovicus perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Cepolidae
Cepola aff. rubescens Linnaeus 1764 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
aff. Lesueurigobius sp. Whitley 1950 goby
 Perciformes -
Gazza orthensis perch-like fish
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparidae indet. Cuvier 1817
Spicara sp. Rafinesque 1810
Pagellus sp. Cuvier and Valenciennes 1830
 Gadiformes - Ranicipitidae
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Phycis sp. Walbaum 1792
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros sp. Thompson 1840
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Merluccius sp. Rafinesque 1810
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sp. Eigenmann 1890 lanternfish
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Clupeidarum sp. Cuvier 1817 hering