Eggenburg (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Austria (48.6° N, 15.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 15.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 3 mammal zone, Burgeschleinitz Formation, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• upper Eggenburgian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Deperet. 1895. Uber die Fauna von miocanen Wirbeltheieren aus der ersten Mediterranstufe von Eggenburg. Sitzb. Math-Nat. Cl. Ak. Wiss. Wien 104(1):395-416 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65181: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo antiqua1 Bronn 1831 turtle
subpecies noviciensis
 Crocodylia -
Gavialosuchus eggenburgensis n. gen. n. sp.3 Toula and Kail 1885 crocodilian
Holotype - skull
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium krahuletzi n. sp. Deperet 1895 dugong
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapiridae indet.1 Gray 1821 tapir
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Brachyodus onoideus n. gen. n. sp.
Brachyodus onoideus n. gen. n. sp. anthracothere
 Cetacea -
"Acrodelphis krahuletzi" = Champsodelphis krahuletzi2
"Acrodelphis krahuletzi" = Champsodelphis krahuletzi2 Abel 1900 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Acrodelphinidae
"Acrodelphidae indet." = Acrodelphinidae2
"Acrodelphidae indet." = Acrodelphinidae2 Abel 1905 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Eurhinodelphinidae
"Cyrtodelphis sp." = Schizodelphis2, "Cyrtodelphis sulcatus" = Schizodelphis sulcatus2
"Cyrtodelphis sp." = Schizodelphis2 Gervais 1861 toothed whale
"Cyrtodelphis sulcatus" = Schizodelphis sulcatus2 Gervais 1853 toothed whale
var. incurvata