Eger gravel pit (Oligocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (46.0° N, 17.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 15.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eger Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying,

• Collected for investigation of boreholes

Primary reference: D. Nolf and R. Brzobohaty. 1994. Fish otoliths from the Late Oligocene (Eger and Kiscell Formations) in the Eger area (northeastern Hungary). Bulletin de l'Institut Roayal des Sciences Naturells de Belgique 64:225-252 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187351: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

• Representative of molluscan taxa. Many non-predated gastropods, bivalves, and some cephalopods are not mentioned.
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Rhynchoconger pantanellii Bassoli and Schubert 1906 conger eel
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
aff. Lesueurigobius sp. Whitley 1950 goby
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros sp. Thompson 1840
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sp. Eigenmann 1890 lanternfish