Teiritzberg (Miocene of Austria)

Also known as Teiritzberg 001/I/1-2-3-4/1989, Am Teiritz

Where: Austria (48.4° N, 16.4° E: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 16.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Laa Formation, MN 5 (16.0 - 13.7 Ma)

• Karpatian (latest Early Miocene; early MN5)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: L. G. Barnes. 2002. An Early Miocene long-snouted marine platanistid dolphin (Mammalia, Cetacea, Odontoceti) from the Korneuburg Basin (Austria). Beiträge Paläontologie 27:407-418 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45836: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.12.2004, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, Matthew Carrano and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton inexpectatum1 Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Trionyx teiritzbergensis n. sp." = Trionyx vindobonensis2
"Trionyx teiritzbergensis n. sp." = Trionyx vindobonensis2 Peters 1855 softshell turtle
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
Dinosorex cf. zapfei4 Engesser 1975 placental
 Cetacea -
Odontoceti indet.3 Flower 1867 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Platanistidae
Platanistidae indet.3 Gray 1846 toothed whale
Platanistinae indet.3 Flower 1867 toothed whale
Pomatodelphininae indet.3 Barnes 2002 toothed whale
Prepomatodelphis korneuburgensis n. gen. n. sp.3 Barnes 2002 toothed whale