Fejér (Eocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (47.1° N, 18.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 16.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Szoc Limestone Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• Formation not given, but based on other information, this must be the Szoc Limestone.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified, muddy limestone and marl

• shallow warm water and under normal salinity conditions (sub-littoral platform facies)
• Not given. However, elsewhere it is noted that gastropods typically come from marly layers of the formation

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Department of Geology and Paleontology of the Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest (inventory numbers 2006.16.1-2006.48.1)

Primary reference: D. Fehse. 2010. New Species of fossil Cypraeoidea from Europe and Australia (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 292(1-3):1-19 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176770: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 01.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Eopustularia balinka Fehse 2010 cowry