Mosbach (Pleistocene of Germany)

Where: Weisbaden, Germany (49.3° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 9.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H.D. Von Kahlke. 1963. Rangifer aus den Sanden von Mosbach. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 37(3-4):277-282 [J. Hunter/M. Hall/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34400: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Meg Hall on 29.08.2003, edited by Hannah O'Regan

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana moschata Linnaeus 1758 Russian desman
Desmana moschata mosbachensis
Talpa europaea Linnaeus 1758 European mole
Talpa minor Freudenberg 1914 mole
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex sp. Linnaeus 1758 long-tailed shrew
Sorex (Drepanosorex) savini Hinton 1911 long-tailed shrew
Asoriculus sp. Kretzoi 1959 shrew
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Gulo gulo Linnaeus 1758 wolverine
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogontherii Pohlig 1888 mammoth
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer
Rangifer tarandus Linnaeus 1758 reindeer
new subspecies named: stadelmanni
Capreolus sp. Gray 1821 roe