Mosskirch (Miocene of Germany)

Where: Germany (54.7° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 54.9° N, 8.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: R. Kellogg. 1923. Description of two squalodonts recently discovered in the Calvert Cliffs, Maryland; and notes on the shark-toothed cetaceans. Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum 62(16):1-69 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 72045: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.05.2007, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
Diplocynodon plenidens Meyer 1838 crocodilian
BMNH 43634, imperfect crowns of three teeth
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Squalodontidae
"Pachyodon mirabilis" = Squalodon mirabilis
"Pachyodon mirabilis" = Squalodon mirabilis Meyer 1838 toothed whale