Magenwil (Miocene of Switzerland)

Also known as Maggenwyl bei Lenzburg

Where: Aargau, Switzerland (47.4° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.6° N, 6.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. Pilleri. 1986. The Denticeti of the western Paratethys (Upper Marine Molasse of Switzerland). Investigations on Cetacea 18:11-78 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46525: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Sirenia
Sirenia indet.2 sirenian
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium sp.2, "Manatus studeri n. sp." = Metaxytherium krahuletzi1
Metaxytherium sp.2 de Christol 1840 dugong
"Manatus studeri n. sp." = Metaxytherium krahuletzi1 Deperet 1895 dugong
 Cetacea - Eurhinodelphinidae
Schizodelphis sulcatus Gervais 1853 toothed whale