Haslen (Oligocene to of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.3° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 8.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP 28 to MP 28 (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. Scherler, D. Becker, and J.-P. Berger. 2011. Tapiridae (Perissodactyla, Mammalia) of the Swiss Molasse Basin during the Oligocene–Miocene transition. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(2):479-496 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184453: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 01.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Paratapirus helvetius n. gen. n. sp.
Paratapirus helvetius n. gen. n. sp. Meyer 1867 tapir
NMSG-P1500 and 1501