Langau (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Austria (48.8° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 48.0° N, 15.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: H. Zapfe. 1953. Zur Altersfrage de Braunkohle von Langau bei Geras in Niederosterreich. Sonderabdruck aus Jahrgang Berg-Und Huttenmannische Montashefte 98(1):12-16 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65037: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamnidae indet. Müller and Henle 1838 mackerel shark
Reptilia
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium krahuletzi Deperet 1895 dugong
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut sp. Blumenbach 1799 mastodon
actually listed as Mastodon sp.