Obergänserndorf 2 (Miocene of Austria)

Also known as OG2 023/R/B

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

• coordinate stated in text

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 174067: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Jessica Moreno on 26.10.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Testudinarum ovum
1 egg shell fragment (NHMW2002z0027/0002)
Actinopteri
 Esociformes - Esocidae
Esox sp. Linnaeus 1758 pike
1 isolated tooth (NHMW2002z0011/0001)
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp. Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
3 right, 2 left dentaries, 1 left maxilla (NHMW2002z0012/0001-0003)
 Salientia - Pelobatidae
Pelobates sp. Wagler 1830 spadefoot toad
2 left, 4 right squamosals, 2 left, 2 right maxilla (NHMW2002z0015/0001-0003)
 Salientia -
Latonia ragei Hossini 1993 frog
2 right ilia (NHMW2002z0014/0001-0003)
 Caudata - Urodela
Chelotriton sp. Pomel 1853 newt
Maxilla fragment, 1 rib (NHMW2002z0013/0002)
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines "indet." Batsch 1788 turtle
2 plate fragments (NHMW2002z0027/0001)
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacerta "sp.1" Linnaeus 1758 lizard
1 left dentary fragment, 2 left, 1 right maxilla fragments, 3 dentary/maxilla fragments (NHMW2002z0019/0001-0002)
Lacerta "sp.2" Linnaeus 1758 lizard
3 left, 1 right dentary fragments, 1 left maxilla fragment, 9 dentary/maxilla fragments (NHMW2002z0020/0001-0003)
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguidae "indet." Gray 1825 lizard
Numerous osteoscutes (NHMW2002z0026/0001)
"Pseudopus aff. fraasi" = Pseudopus laurillardi Lartet 1851 legless lizard
1 left, 1 right dentary fragments, 2 dentary/maxilla fragments (NHMW2002z0025/0001-0002)
Ophisaurus aff. fejfari glass lizard
2 isolated teeth, 1 right dentary fragment (NHMW2002z0024/0001)
 Squamata - Gekkonidae
Gekkonidae "indet." Gray 1825 gecko
1 left, 1 right dentary fragments, 1 left maxilla fragment, 1 dentary/maxilla fragment (NHMW2002z0018/0001,0002)
 Squamata - Amphisbaenidae
Amphisbaenidae "indet." worm lizard
2 left dentaries, 1 premaxilary (NHMW2002z0023/0001, 0002)
 Squamata - Scincidae
Scincidae "indet." Gray 1825 skink
2 left frontals, 2 left, 2 right dentaries, 14 dentary/maxilla fragments (NHMW2002z0021/0001-0002)
 Squamata - Cordylidae
Cordylidae "indet." Gray 1837 spinytail lizard
1 left, 2 right dentaries, 3 maxilla fragments, 6 dentals ossifications (NHMW2002z0022/0001-0008)