Polgárdi 4 "Upper" (Miocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (47.1° N, 18.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 18.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• Local fissure fill

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: M. Venczel. 1998. Late Miocene snakes (Reptilia: Serpentes) form Polgárdi (Hungary): a second contribution. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 41:1-22 [J. Head/J. Head/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48294: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 15.03.2005, edited by Juan Benito Moreno

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacertidae ("species A") indet. Bonaparte 1831 lizard
MÁFI V.06.1683.2, 2 fr. dentaries
Lacertidae ("species B") indet. Bonaparte 1831 lizard
MÁFI V.06.1684.7, 7 vertebrae
Lacerta cf. viridis Laurenti 1768 European green lizard
MÁFI V.06.1681.4, 4 maxillae; MÁFI V.06.1682.10, 10 dentaries
 Squamata - Anguidae
Pseudopus pannonicus Kormos 1911 legless lizard
MÁFI V.06.1685.3, 2 trunk vertebrae, 1 caudal vertebra; MÁFI V.06.1686.2, 2 osteoderms
Ophisaurus sp. Daudin 1803 glass lizard
MÁFI V.06.1687.1, 1 dentary; MÁFI V.06.1688.14, 14 vertebrae; MÁFI V.06.1689.6, 6 osteoderms
 Squamata - Colubridae
Telescopus sp. Waner 1830 tiger snake
Elaphe szyndlari n. sp. Venczel 1998 colubrid snake
Elaphe praelongissima Venczel 1994 colubrid snake
Coluber hungaricus Bolkay 1913 racer
Coronella miocaenica n. sp. Venczel 1998 colubrid snake
Natrix cf. longivertebrata Szyndlar 1984 water snake
 Squamata - Crotalidae
Macrovipera gedulyi Bolkay 1913 pit viper