Bad Adelholzen (Eocene of Germany)

Also known as Abfüllanlage Bad Adelholzener Alpenquellen GmbH

Where: Bavaria, Germany (47.8° N, 12.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 11.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• subalpine molasse

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Darga, M. Böhme, U. B. Göhlich and G. E. Rössner. 1999. Reste höherer Wirbeltiere aus dem Alttertiär des Alpenvolandes bei Siegsdorf/Oberbayern. Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Historische Geologie 39:91-114 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187573: authorized by Paul Barrett, entered by Terri Cleary on 02.08.2017, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Rafetoides cf. austriacus" = Trionyx messelianus
"Rafetoides cf. austriacus" = Trionyx messelianus Reinach 1900 softshell turtle
Material 11, pleural VIII fragment; Material 12, Pleural VIII fragment
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Allaeochelys sp. Noulet 1867 turtle
NKM 77, pygal bone; NKM 78, peripheral; NKM 79, hypoplastron sin., NKM 80, hyoplastron sin., NKM 81, plate fragment