Howenegg (Miocene to of Germany)

Also known as ETE Locality 1556; Hewenegg-Hegau; Heweneg/Hegau

Where: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany (47.9° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 7.8° E)

When: MN 9 to MN 9 (11.1 - 8.7 Ma)

• MN9/10 according to Klembara and Rummel 2018

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: volcanic gas
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: .

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 478, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: H. Tobein and F. Jorg. 1959. Die ausgrabungen an der jungtertiaren fossilfundstatte Howenegg/Hegau 1955-59. Beitr. zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Sudwetsdeutschland 18:175-181 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22681: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 23.04.2001, edited by Evangelos Vlachos and Terri Cleary

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp.2 Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydropsis sp.2 Peters 1868 turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Cheirogaster sp.2 Bergounioux 1935 turtle
Testudo sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 turtle
 Squamata - Anguidae
Ophisaurus acuminatus n. sp.1 Jorg 1965 glass lizard
type locality said to be here by Klembara et al (2018)
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros sp. Linnaeus 1758 one-horned rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion sp. de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Antilope sp. Pallas 1766 antelope