Laimering 2 (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.4° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 9.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: MN 6 (13.7 - 12.8 Ma)

• MN6; Oberen Süßwasser-Molasse (Upper Freshwater Molasse); Above the "Brockhorizont" (generated by the Ries-impact)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; unlithified, pebbly, sandy marl

• Blew-greyish marl with calcareous concretions, course sand and fine pebbles

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 45614: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 17.11.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Helicoidea - Helicidae
Cepaea sp. Held 1838 slug
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo sp. Linnaeus 1758 turtle
 Squamata - Varanidae
Varanus sp. Merrem 1820 monitor lizard
 Squamata - Anguidae
Ophisaurus sp. Daudin 1803 glass lizard
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eumyarion medius Lartet 1851 mouse
Cricetodon cf. jotae Mein and Freudenthal 1971 mouse
Cricetodon aff. aureus Mein and Freudenthal 1971 mouse
Megacricetodon minor Lartet 1851 mouse
Democricetodon mutilus Fahlbusch 1964 mouse
"Democricetodon gracilis" = Democricetodon minor gracilis Fahlbusch 1964 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilinus bredai von Meyer 1848 squirrel
Miopetaurista sp. Kretzoi 1962 squirrel
Heteroxerus sp. Stehlin and Schaub 1951 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Paraglirulus werenfelsi Engesser 1972 dormouse
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Prolagus oeningensis König 1825 pika
Lagopsis verus Hensel 1856 pika
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Galerix sp. Pomel 1848 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Proscapanus sansaniensis Lartet 1851 mole
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Euprox sp. Stehlin 1928 deer
Euprox/Heteroprox sp.
 Ungulata - Moschidae