St. Stephan (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Carinthia, Austria (46.7° N, 14.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 13.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Entered as "early Pliocene" by Hall; this assignment is based on out of date mammal paleontology usage, and the faunal list is unambiguously middle Miocene (JA 5.11.06)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Mottl. 1958. Weitere Säugertierreste aus dem Sarmat von St. Stephan im Lavanttal, Karnten. Carinthia II: Mittelheilungen des Naturhistorishchen Landesmuseums für Karnten 46-48 [J. Hunter/M. Hall/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34606: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Meg Hall on 11.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Brachypotherium brachypus Lartet 1848 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Anchitherium aurelianese" = Anchitherium aurelianense
"Anchitherium aurelianese" = Anchitherium aurelianense Cuvier 1825 anchitheriine horse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Mastodon angustidens" = Tetrabelodon angustidens
"Mastodon angustidens" = Tetrabelodon angustidens Cuvier 1806 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
"Deinotherium levius" = Deinotherium giganteum
"Deinotherium levius" = Deinotherium giganteum Kaup 1829 deinothere
entered as "Dinotherium levius"
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata - Lagomerycidae
 Ungulata - Cervidae