Horvolgy (Pleistocene of Hungary)

Also known as Cave of Horvolgy Horvolgyi-barlang

Where: Hungary (48.1° N, 20.5° E: paleocoordinates 48.1° N, 20.5° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Middle Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: cave

Primary reference: D. Janossy. 1977. New microstratigraphic horizons in the vertebrate chronology of the Hungarian Pleistocene. Foldrajzi Kozlemenyek 107(1-3):161-174 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35045: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 27.10.2003, edited by Hannah O'Regan

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
  -
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
 Salientia - Bufonidae
Aves
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
"Lagopus mutus" = Lagopus muta, Perdix perdix
"Lagopus mutus" = Lagopus muta Montin 1781 rock ptarmigan
Perdix perdix Linnaeus 1758 grey partridge
 Falconiformes - Falconidae
Falco tinnunculus Linnaeus 1758 common kestrel
Reptilia
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguis cf. fragilis Linneaus 1758 Slow worm
 Ophidia -
 Squamata -
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus cf. sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Allocricetus bursae, "Clethrionomys glareolus" = Myodes, Arvicola "sp. 2", "Microtus gregalis" = Microtus, Microtus arvalis, Microtus oeconomus, "Pitymys cf. subterraneus" = Microtus, Lagurus cf. lagurus, Cricetus cricetus
"Clethrionomys glareolus" = Myodes vole
Arvicola "sp. 2" Lacépède 1799 vole
"Microtus gregalis" = Microtus vole
Microtus arvalis Pallas 1779 common vole
Microtus oeconomus Pallas 1776 tundra vole
"Pitymys cf. subterraneus" = Microtus vole
Cricetus cricetus Linnaeus 1758 European hamster
 Rodentia - Spalacidae
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus cf. vulgaris, "Citellus citelloides" = Spermophilus
Sciurus cf. vulgaris Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian red squirrel
"Citellus citelloides" = Spermophilus ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Dryomys nitedula Pallas 1778 dormouse
Glis glis Linnaeus 1766 edible doormouse
G. glis ssp.
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Sicista subtilis Pallas 1773 southern birch mouse
S. subtilis-betulina
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Talpa europaea Linnaeus 1758 European mole
 Perissodactyla -
Rhinocerotida indet. Owen 1845 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex minutus Linnaeus 1766 Eurasian pygmy shrew
Sorex araneus Linnaeus 1758 common shrew
S. araneus ssp.
Crocidura cf. suaveolens Pallas 1811 white-toothed shrew
Crocidura leucodon Hermann 1780 white-toothed shrew
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus spelaeus Rosenmüller 1794 cave bear
Ursus cf. arctos Linnaeus 1758 brown bear
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Martes sp. Frisch 1775 marten
Mustela nivalis Linnaeus 1766 least weasel
Meles meles Linnaeus 1758 European badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus 1758 red fox
V. vulpes ssp.
 Carnivora - Felidae
Lynx sp. Kerr 1792 lynx
Felis cf. silvestris Schreber 1777 wildcat
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
"Crocotta cf. spelaea" = Crocuta
"Crocotta cf. spelaea" = Crocuta spotted hyaena
 Theriiformes -
Erinaceus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Rupicapra ? sp. de Blainville 1816 antelope
Ovis sp. Linnaeus 1758 sheep
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Alces sp. Gray 1821 moose
Cervus cf. elaphus Linnaeus 1758 red deer
Megaloceros sp. Brookes 1828 Irish elk