Mount Hochberg (Oligocene of Germany)

Also known as Thalberg-Schichten, Thalbergschichten

Where: Upper Bavaria, Germany (47.8° N, 12.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• uppermost lower Egerian, upper Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• subalpine molasse

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Darga, M. Böhme, U. B. Göhlich and G. E. Rössner. 1999. Reste höherer Wirbeltiere aus dem Alttertiär des Alpenvolandes bei Siegsdorf/Oberbayern. Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Historische Geologie 39:91-114 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65205: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.09.2006, edited by David Nicholson and Terri Cleary

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
? Provencemys sp.2 Hervet 2004 turtle
NKM 72
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Mauremys cf. pygolopha3 Peters 1868 pond turtle
Material 21, Hypo- und Xiphiplastron dex. with alternating Peripheral VIII; Material 22, neural VII
Aves
 Suliformes - Sulidae
Sulidae indet.1 Reichenbach 1849 booby
Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
three fragments of osteoderm
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Dugongidae indet. Gray 1821 dugong
NKM 76
 Ungulata - Cainotheriidae
Cainotheriidae indet. Cope 1881 even-toed ungulate
NKM 74
 Ungulata - Moschidae
Moschidae indet. Gray 1821 musk deer
NKM 75