Teiritzberg 2 (Miocene of Austria)

Also known as Teiritzberg 001/Z/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 174066: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Jessica Moreno on 26.10.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Barbus sp. Cuvier and Cloquet 1816 carp-like fish
2 teeth (NHMW1995/0063/0008-0009), 3 tooth fragments (NHMW1995/0064/0003)
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp. Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
1 dentary fragment (NHMW2002z0012/0004), 1 left dentary (NHMW2002z0012/0005)
 Salientia -
Latonia ragei Hossini 1993 frog
1 right illium, 1 left, 1 right maxilla, 1 premaxilla, 1 frontoparietal fragment (NHMW2002z0014/0002,0004), 1 right premaxilla (NHMW2002z0014/0005)
 Caudata - Urodela
Chelotriton sp. Pomel 1853 newt
1 parietal fragment, 1 squamosal fragment, 1 rib fragment, 2 undeterminable skull fragments (NHMW2002z0013/0003), 1 maxilla fragment, 1 squamosal fragment, 1 right frontal fragment, 1 parietal fragment, 7 undeterminable skull fragments (NHMW2002z0013/0001,0004)
Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Diplocynodontidae
"Diplocynodon cf. styriacus" = Diplocynodon ungeri
"Diplocynodon cf. styriacus" = Diplocynodon ungeri Prangner 1845 crocodilian
2 isolated teeth (NHMW2002z0017/0003)
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacerta "sp.2" Linnaeus 1758 lizard
1 left dentary fragment (NHMW2002z0020/0004)
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguidae "indet." Gray 1825 lizard
numerous osteoscutes (NHMW2002z0026/0003-0006)