Salgotarjan (Miocene of Hungary)

Also known as Felso-Palfalva

Where: Hungary (48.1° N, 19.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 19.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: H. Bockh. 1899. Orca semseyi, eine neue Orca-art aus dem Unteren Miocaen von Salgotarjan. Mittheilungen aus dem Jahrbuche der Konigl. Ungarischen Geologiscen Anstalt 13(2):41-43 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55452: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.10.2005

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Physeteridae
Orca semseyi n. sp.
Orca semseyi n. sp. Bockh 1899 sperm whale