Ercsi: Villanyian, Hungary

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Dicerorhinus etruscus (Falconer 1868)
    = Stephanorhinus etruscus Falconer 1868
O'Regan 2003
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion moriturum
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis (Croizet and Jobert 1828)
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Archidiskodon meridionalis (Nesti 1825)
    = Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825
McKenna and Bell 1997
Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelus cf. bessarabensis
see common names

Country:Hungary State/province:Fejer
Coordinates: 47.3° North, 18.9° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:47.1° North, 18.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Period:Neogene Epoch:Pliocene
Stage:Piacenzian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Villanyian
Age range of interval:3.20000 - 2.58800 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: same age as Kislang, upper Villanyian, MN17.
Lithology and environment
Environment:fluvial indet.
Geology comments: 'the overlying sediment is loess, whereas the underlying rock is Pannonian clay.'
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Collection method comments: Material held in the Hungarian National Geological Institute. Ercsi is the type locality for the 'meridionalis pebbles'.
Database number:35380
Authorizer:A. Turner Enterer:H. O'Regan
Modifier:H. O'Regan Research group:PACED
Created:2003-12-09 05:15:55 Last modified:2003-12-09 07:15:56
Access level:the public Released:2003-12-09 05:15:55
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

9534.PACED D. Janossy. 1986. Pleistocene vertebrate faunas of Hungary. Developments in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, 8. Elsevier, Amsterdam 1-208 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]

Secondary references:

7584 M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level 1-640 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
9580PACED H. J. O'Regan. 2003. Reidentifications and synonomies of European mammals. [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/M. Uhen]