Geiseltal, Nw XIV, Neumark-West, Flußsohle XIV (Eocene of Germany)

Where: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany (51.3° N, 12.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 8.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• Matthes 1967: Early Lower Eocene

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: K.-H. Fischer. 1964. Die tapiroiden Perissodactylen aus der eozänen Braunkohle des Geiseltales (The tapiroid Perissodactyla from the eocene Lignit of the Geiseltal). Geologie, Beihefte 45:1-101 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45749: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 30.11.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Tribosphenida -
Phenacodonta indet.2 McKenna 1975 placental
 Perissodactyla - Lophiodontidae
Lophiodon remensis1 Lemoine 1878 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
"Chasmotherium minimum" = Hyrachyus
"Chasmotherium minimum" = Hyrachyus odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Propalaeotherium parvulum" = Eurohippus parvulus2
"Propalaeotherium parvulum" = Eurohippus parvulus2 Laurillard 1849 horse
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Propalaeotherium argentonicum2 Gervais 1853 odd-toed ungulate
Propalaeotherium voigti2 Matthes 1977 odd-toed ungulate
Propalaeotherium hassiacum5 Haupt 1925 odd-toed ungulate
Propalaeotheirum hassiacum is split into P. voigti and P. hassiacum
Propalaeotherium hassiacum2 Haupt 1925 odd-toed ungulate
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
"Prodissopsalis theriodis" = Eurotherium theriodis4, Oxyaenoides bicuspidens n. gen. n. sp.3
"Prodissopsalis theriodis" = Eurotherium theriodis4 Van Valen 1965 eutherian
Oxyaenoides bicuspidens n. gen. n. sp.3 Matthes 1967 eutherian