Sackdillinger Cave (Pleistocene of Germany)

Where: Heidelberg, Germany (49.4° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 8.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Neckars Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

• Fossils found in reinforced red quarz sand

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Heller. 1955. Ein kleiner Bar (Ursus sackdillingensis n. sp.) in der cromerischen Fauna der Sackdillinger-Hohle (Oberpfalz). Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palantologie 12:520-530 [J. Hunter/M. Hall/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34411: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Meg Hall on 30.08.2003, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
Rana temporaria Linnaeus 1758 common frog
 Salientia - Bufonidae
Bufo sp. Laurenti 1768 toad
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus sackdillingensis n. sp. bear
upper M2 found