Hajnacka I/2 (Pliocene of Slovakia)

Also known as Hajnácka 1, level 2

Where: Slovakia (48.3° N, 19.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 19.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Gauss epoch, Late Pliocene, MN16, Villanyian. There are two localities - Hajnacka I and II, one to the north and one to the south of Hajnacka village. This is the one to the south.

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; tuff

• 'The fossils are found in limnic basin fillings with pyroclastic intercalations (tuffs, tuffite, lapilli, agglomerates).'
• Hajnacka I/2 is in one of three tuff layers. The micromammal remains were in a small lens amongst the mastodon bones.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: This material is in the Geologischen Instituts, Prague.

Primary reference: O. Fejfar, W.-D. Heinrich, and E. Heintz. 1990. Neues aus dem Villafranchium von Hajnacka bei Filakovo (Slowakei, cssr). Quartärpaläontologie 8:47-70 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41026: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 06.07.2004, edited by Torsten Liebrecht, Evangelos Vlachos and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
 Esociformes - Esocidae
Esox sp. Linnaeus 1758 pike
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Tinca furcata carp-like fish
 Salientia -
 Salientia - Palaeobatrachidae
Pliobatrachus sp. Fejérváry 1917 frog
 Salientia - Ranidae
Rana sp. Linnaeus 1758 frog
Rana cf. ex. gr. dalmatina-latastei
Rana cf. temporaria Linnaeus 1758 common frog
 Salientia - Bufonidae
Bufo bufo Linnaeus 1758 toad
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydropsis sp.3 Peters 1868 turtle
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Geoemyda cf. mossoczyi2 Mlynarski 1964 turtle
a nuchal and right hypoplastron
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emys orbicularis Linnaeus 1758 European pond turtle
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Mergus sp. Linnaeus 1758 merganser
 Squamata - Colubridae
Natrix natrix1 Linnaeus 1758 water snake
1 isolated vertebra (SNMB Z 27164); note: this specimen is not assigned to a particular sublocality or horizon in the reference and may come from elsewhere whithin the Hajnáčka locality but is arbitrarlily placed here because of presence of many other "herps"
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sp. Kaup 1829 Eurasian field mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Seleviniidae
Seleviniidae ? indet. Bashanov and Belosludov 1939 rodent
Seleviniidae (?) sp. indet.
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor fiber Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian beaver
Castor fiber ssp.
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana nehringi Kormos 1913 Russian desman
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 tapir
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Petenyia hungarica Kormos 1934 red-toothed shrew
Blarinoides mariae Sulimski 1959 red-toothed shrew
Beremendia fissidens Petényi 1864 shrew
 Carnivora - Ailuridae
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Lutra cf. bravardi Pomel 1843 otter
 Carnivora - Felidae
Megantereon ? sp. Croizet and Jobert 1828 cat
Megantereon (?) sp. indet.
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammut borsoni Hays 1834 mastodon
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer
Cervus perrieri - Arvernoceros ardei Formenkreis
Croizetoceros ramosus Croizet and Jobert 1828 deer
Capreolus sp. Gray 1821 roe