Baggersee Freudenegg 1 (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.3° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 48.5° N, 8.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: V. J. Sach and E. P. J. Heizmann. 2001. Stratigraphy and mammal faunas of the Brackwassermolasse in the surroundings of Ulm (Southwest Germany). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 310:1-95 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70360: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
"Procarcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Procarcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
no evidence of this species and because of early Miocene age, occurrence dubious
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
 Teleostei -
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
cf. Plesiaceratherium sp. Young 1937 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Anchitherium aurelianense Cuvier 1825 anchitheriine horse
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Ungulata - Suidae
Suidae indet. Gray 1821 pig
 Cetacea -
Odontoceti indet. Flower 1867 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Squalodontidae
Squalodontidae indet. Brandt 1873 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Physeteridae
Physeteridae indet. Gray 1821 sperm whale
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Delphinidae indet. Gray 1821 dolphin