Ringingen-Frontal 2 (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (48.3° N, 9.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.5° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

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 70337: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.03.2007

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Dreissenidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Unionida - Unionidae
cf. Unio sp. Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
Actinopteri
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Cyprinidae indet. Bonaparte 1832 carp-like fish
Osteichthyes
 Caudata - Urodela
Andrias scheuchzeri Tschudi 1837 giant salamander
Mammalia
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Prolagus oeningensis König 1825 pika