Polgárdi 5 (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 48296: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 15.03.2005, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende and Juan Benito Moreno

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacertidae ("Species A") indet.2 Bonaparte 1831 lizard
MÁFI V.06.16790.1, 1 dentary
 Squamata - Varanidae
Varanus cf. hoffmanni2 Roger 1898 monitor lizard
MÁFI V.06.1693.1, 1 trunk vertebra; MÁFI V.06.1694.1, 1 cervical vertebra; MÁFI V.06.1695.1, 1 trunk vertebra; MÁFI V.06.1696.1, 1 trunk vertebra, MÁFI V.06.1697.16, 10 trunk vertebrae, 1 cervical vertebra, 5 caudal vertebrae; MÁFI V.06.1698.2, 2 fi rst sacral vertebrae; MÁFI V.06.1699.3, 3 caudal vertebrae; MÁFI V.06.1700.3, 3 femurs; MÁFI V.06.1701.1, 1 ulna
 Squamata - Anguidae
Pseudopus pannonicus2 Kormos 1911 legless lizard
MÁFI V.06.1692.3, 3 osteoderms
Ophisaurus sp.2 Daudin 1803 glass lizard
MÁFI V.06.1691.2, 2 vertebrae
 Squamata - Colubridae
Elaphe praelongissima Venczel 1994 colubrid snake
Coluber sp. Linnaeus 1758 racer
Coluber hungaricus Bolkay 1913 racer
Coronella miocaenica Venczel 1998 colubrid snake
Natrix cf. longivertebrata Szyndlar 1984 water snake
 Squamata - Crotalidae
Macrovipera gedulyi Bolkay 1913 pit viper
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Kordosia topali1 Jánossy 1972 red-toothed shrew