Teiritzberg 1 (Miocene of Austria)

Also known as Teiritzberg 001/D/C

Where: Austria (48.4° N, 16.4° E: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 16.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Laa Formation, MN 5 (16.0 - 13.7 Ma)

• Karpatian (latest Early Miocene; early MN5)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Böhme. 2002. Lower Vertebrates (Teleostei, Amphibia, Sauria) from the Karpatian of the Korneuburg Basin - Paleoecological, environmental and paleoclimatical implications. Beiträge Paläontologie 27:339-353 [R. Butler/J. Moreno/J. Moreno]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174065: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Jessica Moreno on 26.10.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Barbus sp. Cuvier and Cloquet 1816 carp-like fish
1 tooth (NHMW1995/0062/0064)
 Salientia - Pelobatidae
Pelobates sp. Wagler 1830 spadefoot toad
1 left maxilla (NHMW2002z0015/0004)
 Salientia -
Latonia ragei Hossini 1993 frog
1 frontoparietal fragment, 1 maxilla fragment (NHMW2002z0014/0006)
 Salientia - Ranidae
"Rana aff. ridibunda" = Pelophylax ridibunda
"Rana aff. ridibunda" = Pelophylax ridibunda Pallas 1771 frog
1 right Illium fragment (NHMW2002z0016/0001)
 Caudata - Urodela
Chelotriton sp. Pomel 1853 newt
1 rib fragment
 Crocodylia - Diplocynodontidae
"Diplocynodon cf. styriacus" = Diplocynodon ungeri
"Diplocynodon cf. styriacus" = Diplocynodon ungeri Prangner 1845 crocodilian
41 isolated teeth (NHMW2002z0017/0002), 1 left angular (NHMW2002z0017/0001)
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacerta "sp. 1" Linnaeus 1758 lizard
2 left dentary fragments, some dentary-maxilla fragments (41 isolated teeth (NHMW2002z0017/0002), 1 left angular (NHMW2002z0019/0003)
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguidae "indet." Gray 1825 lizard
Numerous osteoscutes (NHMW2002z0026/0002)
Ophisaurus aff. fejfari glass lizard
1 maxilla fragment (NHMW2002z0024/0002)
 Squamata - Amphisbaenidae
Amphisbaenidae "indet." worm lizard
2 right dentaries (NHMW2002z0023/0003)
 Squamata - Scincidae
Scincidae "indet." Gray 1825 skink
4 dentary/maxilla fragments (41 isolated teeth (NHMW2002z0017/0002), 1 left angular (NHMW2002z0021/0003)