Sallmannsberg, near Landshut (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.5° N, 12.2° E: paleocoordinates 48.8° N, 10.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• mittlere Serie der Oberen Süßwasser-Molasse (middle series of Upper Freshwater Molasse); Above the "Brockhorizont" (generated by the Ries-impact), just below a bentonite layer

•the Ries ejecta are 14.88 +/- 0.11 Ma old (Aziz et al. 2007), implying a Langhian age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

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 45615: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna Kümmell on 17.11.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eumyarion medius Lartet 1851 mouse
Eumyarion bifidus Fahlbusch 1964 mouse
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Bransatoglis sp. Hugueney 1967 dormouse