Varhegy (Pleistocene of Hungary)

Where: Hungary (48.2° N, 21.4° E: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 21.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Middle Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: cave

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 35047: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 27.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Pelobatidae
Pelobates fuscus spadefoot toad
Aves
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Coturnix coturnix Linnaeus 1758 common quail
 Otidiformes - Otididae
"Otis tetrax" = Tetrax tetrax, Otis tarda
"Otis tetrax" = Tetrax tetrax Linnaeus 1758 little bustard
Otis tarda Linnaeus 1758 great bustard
Reptilia
 Squamata -
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus cf. sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Arvicola "sp. 1" Lacépède 1799 vole
Microtus arvalis Pallas 1779 common vole
Cricetus cricetus Linnaeus 1758 European hamster
C. cricetus ssp.
 Rodentia - Spalacidae
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
"Citellus citelloides" = Spermophilus, Marmota aff. bobak
"Citellus citelloides" = Spermophilus ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Sicista subtilis Pallas 1773 southern birch mouse
S. subtilis-betulina
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Crocidura leucodon Hermann 1780 white-toothed shrew
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustela nivalis Linnaeus 1766 least weasel
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus 1758 red fox
V. vulpes ssp.
 Theriiformes -
Erinaceus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Alces sp. Gray 1821 moose
Megaloceros sp. Brookes 1828 Irish elk