Buchberg 6 (Miocene of Switzerland)

Also known as Buechberg 6

Where: Switzerland (47.7° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 7.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MN 4 mammal zone, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• OSM (Upper Freshwater Molasse)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

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 184455: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 01.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Protapirus douvillei Filhol 1885 tapir