Mayer GmbH (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Austria (47.9° N, 16.5° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 16.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• middle Badenian

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. Kazár. 2002. Revised phylogeny of the Physeteridae (Mammalia: Cetacea) in light of Placoziphius Van Beneden, 1869 and Aulophyseter Kellogg, 1927. Bulletin de l'Institute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 72:151-170 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55394: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.10.2005

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Taxonomic list

Crustacea
  -
Maja biaensis Lorenthey 1929
Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Portunus monspeliensis Milne-Edwards 1860 swimming crab
 Decapoda - Calappidae
Calappa praelata Lorenthey 1929 box crab
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles sp." = Otodus (Carcharocles)
"Carcharocles sp." = Otodus (Carcharocles) Jordan 1923 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon sp. Smith 1838 white shark
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
 Odontoceti - Physeteridae
Placoziphius duboisii Van Beneden 1869 sperm whale
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris sp. Leske 1778 pencil urchin
 Camarodonta - Echinidae
Psammechinus dubius Agassiz 1840 sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Paleopneustidae
Pericosmus sp. Agassiz 1847 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster sp. Agassiz 1835 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster sp. Agassiz and Desor 1847 heart urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae
Echinocyamus sp. sand dollar
 Clypeasteroida - Conoclypeidae
Conoclypus sp. Agassiz 1839 sand dollar
 Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae
Anthozoa
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Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834