Garschönthal (Miocene of Czech Republic)

Also known as Garschenthal

Where: Uvaly, Czech Republic (48.2° N, 18.0° E: paleocoordinates 47.7° N, 17.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Leitha Formation (Baden Group), Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• Badenian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: D. P. Domning and P. Pervesler. 2012. The sirenian Metaxytherium (Mammalia: Dugongidae) in the Badenian (Middle Miocene) of Central Europe. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences 105(3):125-160 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 148217: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.07.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina xyphodon mackerel shark
 Plagiostomi -
"Myliobates haidingeri" = Myliobatis
"Myliobates haidingeri" = Myliobatis elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Oxyrhina desorii" = Isurus oxyrinchus
"Oxyrhina desorii" = Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Lamna elegans" = Odontaspis macrota
"Lamna elegans" = Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Galeus aduncus cat shark
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium sp., "Metaxytherium petersi" = Metaxytherium medium, "Halianassa collinii" = Halitherium schinzii
Metaxytherium sp. de Christol 1840 dugong
"Metaxytherium petersi" = Metaxytherium medium Desmarest 1822 dugong
attributed to this locality by Domning and Pervesler 2012
"Halianassa collinii" = Halitherium schinzii Kaup 1838 dugong
attributed to Homes 1848 by Domning and Pervesler 2012