Hundsheim bei Hainburg (Pleistocene of Austria)

Where: Niederoesterreich, Austria (48.1° N, 16.9° E: paleocoordinates 48.1° N, 16.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Early Middle Pleistocene, earliest Arvicola cantianus fauna.

Environment/lithology:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. von Koenigswald and W.-D. Heinrich. 1999. Mittelpleistozane Saugetierfaunen aus Mitteleuropa - der Versuch einer biostratigraphischen Zuordnung. Kaupia 9:53-112 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50258: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 11.05.2005, edited by Mark Uhen and Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Pelobatidae
Pelobates fuscus1 Laurenti 1768 Common Eurasian spadefoot toad
 Salientia - Bufonidae
Bufo cf. bufo1 Linnaeus 1758 toad
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
"Citellus sp." = Spermophilus
"Citellus sp." = Spermophilus Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Muscardinus sp. Kaup 1829 dormouse
"Glis sp." = Myoxus (Glis) Brisson 1762 dormouse
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Sicista sp. Gray 1827 birch mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana thermalis Kormos 1930 Russian desman
Desmana thermalis hundsheimensis
Talpa europaea Linnaeus 1758 European mole
Talpa minor Freudenberg 1914 mole
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus hundsheimensis Toula 1902 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex hundsheimensis long-tailed shrew
Sorex cf. helleri long-tailed shrew
Sorex cf. minutus Linnaeus 1766 Eurasian pygmy shrew
Neomys anomalus water shrew
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
"Vespertilio cf. discolor" = Vespertilio murinus Linnaeus 1758 vesper bat
Nyctalus noctula Schreber 1774 vesper bat
Myotis blythi vesper bat
Myotis blythi oxygnathus
Myotis exilis vesper bat
Myotis emarginatus Geoffroy 1806 vesper bat
Myotis bechsteini Leisler 1818 vesper bat
Myotis bechsteini cf. robustus
Myotis cf. mystacinus Leisler 1819 vesper bat
Plecotus abeli vesper bat
Pipistrellus sp. Kaup 1829 pipistrelle bat
Pipistrellus cf. savii Bonaparte 1837 pipistrelle bat
 Chiroptera - Rhinolophidae
Rhinolophus cf. hipposideros Bechstein 1800 horseshoe bat
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus deningeri Reichenau 1904 bear
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
"Nesolutra sp." = Lutra, Lutra simplicidens2, "Putorius putorius" = Mustela putorius, Mustela cf. nivalis, Meles sp.
"Nesolutra sp." = Lutra Brisson 1762 otter
Lutra simplicidens2 Thenius 1965 otter
"Putorius putorius" = Mustela putorius Linnaeus 1758 European polecat
Mustela cf. nivalis Linnaeus 1766 least weasel
Meles sp. Brisson 1762 badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
Canis lupus Linnaeus 1758 gray wolf
Canis lupus mosbachensis
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felis sp. Linnaeus 1758 cat
Acinonyx pardinensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 cheetah
Acinonys pardinensis intermedius
Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758 leopard
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
"Hyaena striata" = Hyaena hyaena hyaena, Crocuta sp.
"Hyaena striata" = Hyaena hyaena hyaena Linnaeus 1758 striped hyaena
Crocuta sp. Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Elephantidae indet. Gray 1821 elephant
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Hemitragus jemlahicus Smith 1826 antelope
Hemitragus jemlahicus bonali
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus 1758 red deer
Cervus elaphus angulatus
Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus 1758 European roe deer
Capreolus capreolus priscus
 Theriiformes -
Erinaceus cf. praeglacialis Brunner 1933 mammal