Eckelsheim (Oligocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.8° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 4.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Alzey Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• lower Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Pilleri. 1987. The Sirenia of the Swiss Molasse 1-114 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65088: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Sirenia - Sirenia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Kaupitherium gruelli n. sp. Voss and Hampe 2017 dugong