Holic (Miocene of Slovakia)

Where: Slovakia (48.8° N, 17.2° E: paleocoordinates 48.4° N, 16.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holic Formation, Sarmatian (12.7 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; claystone and sandstone

• multicoloured an dmottled clay with lenses of sand and silt

Primary reference: D. Vass. 2002. Lithostratigraphy of Western Carpathians: Neogene and Buda Paleogene 1-202 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 73365: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.06.2007

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Podocopida - Candonidae
Candona sp. Baird 1845 ostracod
Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
 Pulmonata - Ellobiidae
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Planorbis sp. Muller 1774 pulmonate
 Carnivora - Phocidae
"Phoca holitschensis n. sp." = Praepusa vindobonensis1
"Phoca holitschensis n. sp." = Praepusa vindobonensis1 Toula 1897 seal
 Cetacea -
Odontoceti indet.2 Flower 1867 toothed whale