Tokod, Dorog Basin, brackish water fauna (Eocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (47.7° N, 18.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 17.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: paralic; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• brackish water

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: A. Kecskemetine-Körmendy. 1964. A Dorog környeki Eocen biofacies-vizsgalata [Study of the biofacies in the Eocene of the Dorog region]. A Magyar Allami Földtani Intezet Evi Jelentese 329-337 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 78009: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.01.2008

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Cardiida - Dreissenidae
Dreissena sp. Beneden 1835 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Meretrix sp. Lamarck 1799 venus clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina sp. Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Arcopagia sp. Leach 1827 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
"Psammobia sp." = Gari (Psammobia)
"Psammobia sp." = Gari (Psammobia) clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda sp." = Nuculana
"Leda sp." = Nuculana Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae
Cylichna sp. Lovén 1846 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Ancilla sp. Lamarck 1799 olive snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae
Pyrazus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
"Tympanotonus sp." = Cerithium (Tympanotonus), "Tympanotonus hantkeni" = Cerithium (Tympanotonus)
"Tympanotonus sp." = Cerithium (Tympanotonus) Schumacher 1817 cerith snail
"Tympanotonus hantkeni" = Cerithium (Tympanotonus) cerith snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Theodoxus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
Brachydontes
  -
Brachydontes sp. Swainson 1840
[entered as Brachyodontes sp.]