Where: Austria (48.2° N, 14.2° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 12.1° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: NN2 nannofossil zone, Ebelsberg Formation, Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)
• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: The silty clays are part of the Ebelsberg Formation (Krenmayr and Schnabel 2006) and belong to the North Alpine Foreland Basin. AGE: upper Egerian stage (= Aquitanian) and correspond to the nannoplankton zone NN2 (Gregorova et al. 2009; Grunert et al. 2010a).
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: offshore; poorly lithified, silty, sandy claystone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils
Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite, original phosphate
Reposited in the NHMW
• COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Natural History Museum Vienna (Austria).
Primary reference: R. Gregorova, O. Schultz, M. Harzhauser, A. Kroh, and S. Coric. 2009. A giant early Miocene sunfish from the North Alpine foreland basin (Austria) and its implication for molid phylogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(2):359-371 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 99160: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.10.2010, edited by Austin Hendy
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)