Göttschlag 1b (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.4° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 10.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: MN 6 (13.7 - 12.8 Ma)

• MN6; mittlere Serie der Oberen Süßwasser-Molasse (middle series of Upper Freshwater Molasse); Above the "Brockhorizont" (generated by the Ries-impact)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; unlithified sandstone

• Fossil deposit in the upper part of a 8 m thick layer of sand, together with freshwater molluscs

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• Most fossils are stored in the Bayerische Staatssammlung

Primary reference: K. Heissig. 1989. Neue Ergebnisse zur Stratigraphie der mittleren Serie der Oberen Süßwassermolasse Bayerns (New results on the stratigraphy of the middle series of upper Freshwater Molasse, Bavaria). Geologica Bavarica 94:239-257 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45611: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 17.11.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
"Margaritifera sp." = Pinctada
"Margaritifera sp." = Pinctada Ršding 1798 pearl oyster
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eumyarion medius Lartet 1851 mouse
Cricetodon cf. sansaniensis Lartet 1851 mouse
Cricetodon cf. jotae Mein and Freudenthal 1971 mouse
Megacricetodon minor Lartet 1851 mouse
Democricetodon mutilus Fahlbusch 1964 mouse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium angustidens Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
"Deinotherium bavaricum" = Prodeinotherium bavaricum
"Deinotherium bavaricum" = Prodeinotherium bavaricum von Meyer 1831 deinothere
entered as "Dinotherium bavaricum"