Polgárdi 4 "Lower" (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 48295: 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.06.1674.5, 5 dentaries
Lacertidae ("Species B") indet. Bonaparte 1831 lizard
MÁFI V.06.1675.26, 26 vertebrae
Lacerta cf. viridis Laurenti 1768 European green lizard
MÁFI V.06.1668.1, 1 maxilla; MÁFI V.06.1669.2, 2 dentaries; MÁFI V.06.1670.2, 2 premaxillae; MÁFI V.06.1671.1, 1 jugal; MÁFI V.06.1672.8, 8 maxillae; MÁFI V.06.1673.16, 16 dentaries
 Squamata - Anguidae
Pseudopus pannonicus Kormos 1911 legless lizard
MÁFI V.06.1677.3, 1 trunk vertebra, 2 osteoderms; MÁFI V.06.1680.26, 26 osteoderms
Ophisaurus sp. Daudin 1803 glass lizard
MÁFI V.06.1676.4, 1 dentary, 1 maxilla, 2 osteoderms; MÁFI V.06.1678.6, 5 osteoderms, 1 maxilla; MÁFI V.06.1679.25, 16 trunk vertebrae, 9 caudal vertebrae
 Squamata - Colubridae
Telescopus sp. Waner 1830 tiger snake
Elaphe szyndlari Venczel 1998 colubrid snake
Coluber hungaricus Bolkay 1913 racer
Coronella miocaenica Venczel 1998 colubrid snake
 Squamata - Crotalidae
Macrovipera gedulyi Bolkay 1913 pit viper