Schaßbach (Hassler collection) (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Austria (46.8° N, 14.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 14.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mühldorf Formation, Badenian (13.7 - 12.7 Ma)

• The fine laminated mudstones ('fish-shale') that alternate with siltstones are referred to the lacustrine lower part of the Lower Badenian Mühldorf Formation (Reischenbacher et al. 2007; Reischenbacher & Sachsenhöfer 2013). The overlying marine sediments were dated to an age of 14.91 Ma (Reischenbacher et al. 2007)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified mudstone

• The site lies within an intramontane basin that was formed during late Early (Karpatian) and early Middle Miocene (Badenian) pull-apart phases

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Andreas Hassler

• Repository: private collection of Dr. Andreas Hassler, to be deposited later in State Museum of Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria

Primary reference: M. Schädel and T. S. Lechner. 2017. Two new dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera) from the Miocene of Carinthia (Austria). Zootaxa 4243:153-164 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184614: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Odonata - Gomphidae
Ictinogomphus hassleri n. sp. Schädel and Lechner 2017 clubtail dragonfly
LMK-Pal-2016-5538 (old number SIH-14)