Letkes, Sámsonháza Fm (Miocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (47.9° N, 18.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 18.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Lower Badenian

Environment/lithology: foreshore; sandstone and tuff

• limonitic clayey sand with andesite rock fragments and andesitic tuff

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Z. Vician, H. Krock, and Z. Kovacs. 2017. New gastropod records from the Cenozoic of Hungary. Hungarian Geological Society 147(3):265-282 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191165: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 12.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Aplus varians true whelk
 Neogastropoda -
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
"Scalptia neugeboreni" = Trigonostoma (Scalptia)
"Scalptia neugeboreni" = Trigonostoma (Scalptia) snail
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
"Subpterynotus graniferus" = Murexiella (Subpterynotus) murex snail
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora italica carrier shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae