Magnesite Quarry Kosice Bankov Banisko, near Kosice, year 1979 (Miocene of Slovakia)

Also known as Kosice Bankov

Where: Kosicky Kraj, Slovakia (48.7° N, 21.3° E: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 20.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• probable Sarmatian age, Middle Miocene

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; tuffaceous, volcaniclastic, green, blue sandstone

• tuffaceous sandstone, rhyodazitic tuffs and tuffites.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Fejfar, N. Schmidt-Kittler, and M. Zacharov. 1987. Lophocyon carpathicus n. gen. n. sp. aus dem Jungtertiaer der Ostslowakei und eine neue Unterfamilie der Schleichkatzen (Viverridae). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 199(1-3):1-22 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37570: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 17.03.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

• a proboscidean tusk has been found nearby but its stratigraphic position is not ascertained
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
Proboscidea indet. proboscidean