Linz (Oligocene of Austria)

Also known as Sicherbauer-Gestatte sand quarry

Where: Austria (48.3° N, 14.3° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 11.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Linzer Sanden Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• late Oligocene

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandstone

• shallow subtidal

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Abel. 1914. Die vorfahren der bartenwale. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 90:155-224 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52083: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.07.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
"Halitherium christolii n. sp." = Lentiarenium christolii4, "Halitherium abeli n. sp." = Lentiarenium christolii8, "Halianassa collinii" = Halitherium schinzii3
"Halitherium christolii n. sp." = Lentiarenium christolii4 Fitzinger 1842 dugong
"Halitherium abeli n. sp." = Lentiarenium christolii8 Fitzinger 1842 dugong
"Halianassa collinii" = Halitherium schinzii3 Kaup 1838 dugong
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Molassitherium albigense5 Roman 1912 rhinoceros
 Cetacea -
"Balaenodon lintianus n. sp." = Cetotheriopsis lintianus7
"Balaenodon lintianus n. sp." = Cetotheriopsis lintianus7 Meyer 1849 whale
 Cetacea - Squalodontidae
Squalodon linzianus n. sp.1 Brandt 1871 toothed whale
Squalodon grateloupii n. sp.6 Meyer 1843 toothed whale
Squalodon hypsispondylus n. sp.3 Brandt 1874 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Patriocetidae
"Squalodon ehrlichi n. sp." = Patriocetus ehrlichii9, Patriocetus denggi n. sp.
"Squalodon ehrlichi n. sp." = Patriocetus ehrlichii9 Van Beneden 1865 toothed whale
Patriocetus denggi n. sp. Abel 1914 toothed whale
 Cetacea -
"Squalodon incertus n. sp." = Agriocetus incertus2, "Agriocetus austriacus n. gen. n. sp." = Agriocetus incertus
"Squalodon incertus n. sp." = Agriocetus incertus2 Brandt 1874 toothed whale
See Kellogg 1923, p. 21
"Agriocetus austriacus n. gen. n. sp." = Agriocetus incertus Brandt 1874 toothed whale