Kielniki 3 B (Pleistocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (55.4° N, 19.8° E: paleocoordinates 55.4° N, 19.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: MN 17 (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• Probably comes from the Gunz Glaciation, based on biostratigraphy (1976). Assigned to mammalian zone MN 17 (Ref 9172, 1989).

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; limestone

• fossils in fillings of karst crevices

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: B. Rzebik-Kowalska. 1989. Pliocene and Pleistocene Insectivora (Mammalia) of Poland. V. Soricidae: Petenyia Kormos, 1934 and Blarinella Thomas, 1911. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 32(11):521-546 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34682: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex praealpinus2 Heller 1930 long-tailed shrew
4 fragmentary mandibles and detached lower teeth
Sorex minutus2 Linnaeus 1766 Eurasian pygmy shrew
8 fragmentary mandibles and detached lower teeth
Sorex bor2 Reumer 1984 long-tailed shrew
5 fragmentary mandibles and detached lower teeth
Sorex (Drepanosorex) praearaneus2 Kormos 1934 long-tailed shrew
5 fragmentary mandibles and detached lower teeth
Deinsdorfia hibbardi1 red-toothed shrew
1 fragmentary maxilla or detached upper tooth; 2 fragmentary mandibles or detached lower teeth
Petenyia hungarica Kormos 1934 red-toothed shrew
3 fragmentary mandibles and detatched teeth; 10 fragmentary maxillae and detached upper teeth