Baltringen (Miocene of Germany)

Also known as Oberschwaben, Wurttemberg

Where: Germany (48.1° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 8.2° E)

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• upper marine molasse

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. Pilleri. 1986. The taxonomic status of Schizodelphis elongatus = Miokogia elongatus (Probst, 1886) (Cetacea, Physeteridae). Investigations on Cetacea 18:155-162 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 47425: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.02.2005, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx triunguis6 Forksal 1775 African softshell turtle
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Allaeochelys parayrei6 Noulet 1867 turtle
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Ptychogaster kinkelini6 Reinach 1900 turtle
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Sirenia
Sirenia indet.9 sirenian
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
"Hippopotamus medius n. sp." = Metaxytherium medium4
"Hippopotamus medius n. sp." = Metaxytherium medium4 Desmarest 1822 dugong
 Odontoceti -
Odontoceti indet.5, "Acrodelphis denticulatus" = Champsodelphis denticulatus9, "Acrodelphis sp." = Champsodelphis9
Odontoceti indet.5 toothed whale
"Acrodelphis denticulatus" = Champsodelphis denticulatus9 Probst 1886 toothed whale
"Acrodelphis sp." = Champsodelphis9 Gervais 1852 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Squalodontidae
"Arionius servatus n. sp." = Squalodon servatus7, Squalodon meyeri n. sp.2, "Delphinus molassicus n. sp." = Squalodon molassicus3
"Arionius servatus n. sp." = Squalodon servatus7 Meyer 1841 toothed whale
Squalodon meyeri n. sp.2 Brandt 1873 toothed whale
"Delphinus molassicus n. sp." = Squalodon molassicus3 Bronn 1837 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Platanistidae
Pomatodelphis sp.1 Allen 1921 toothed whale
Zarhachis sp.1 Cope 1868 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Squalodelphinidae
Squalodelphis cf. fabianii9 Dal Piaz 1917 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Physeteridae
Ziphioides triangulus n. gen. n. sp.10, Ziphioides obliquus n. sp.10, "? Physeterula dubusii" = Physeterula dubusi9, "Delphinus acutidens" = Physeterula dubusi12, ? Orycterocetus sp.9
Ziphioides triangulus n. gen. n. sp.10 Probst 1886 sperm whale
Ziphioides obliquus n. sp.10 Probst 1886 sperm whale
"? Physeterula dubusii" = Physeterula dubusi9 Van Beneden 1877 sperm whale
[entered as Physeterula dubusi]
"Delphinus acutidens" = Physeterula dubusi12 Van Beneden 1877 sperm whale
? Orycterocetus sp.9 Leidy 1853 sperm whale
 Odontoceti -
Hoplocetus crassidens10 Gervais 1852 toothed whale
Scaldicetus cf. grandis9 Du Bus 1872 toothed whale
 Delphinoidea - Delphinidae
Delphinidae indet.9 Gray 1821 dolphin
 Delphinoidea - Monodontidae
? Monodontidae indet.9 Gray 1821 toothed whale
 Odontoceti -
Miokogia elongatus n. gen. Pilleri 1986 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphinidae indet.9, Schizodelphis sp.9, "Delphinus canaliculatus n. sp." = Schizodelphis sulcatus8
Eurhinodelphinidae indet.9 Abel 1901 toothed whale
Schizodelphis sp.9 Gervais 1861 toothed whale
"Delphinus canaliculatus n. sp." = Schizodelphis sulcatus8 Gervais 1853 toothed whale
 Odontoceti -
Delphinus baltringii n. sp.11 Van Beneden 1876 toothed whale