Vcelare (Neogene to of Slovakia)

Where: Slovakia (48.6° N, 20.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.1° N, 20.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Neogene to Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

• in fissure fill in Triassic limestone

Environment/lithology: karst; limestone and conglomeratic mixed carbonate-siliciclastic

• fracture fill in limestone; terra rosa together with angular fragments and blocks of limestone (ranging in size from several cm to tens of cm). The filling contained mainly sinter, and plastic terra rossa in some layers.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Holec. 1985. Finds of mastodon (Proboscidea, Mammalia) relics in Neogene and Quaternary sediments of Slovakia (CSSR). Zapadne Karpaty, ser. paleontologia 10:13-53 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35425: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 11.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
 Squamata - Anguidae
Ophisaurus sp. Daudin 1803 glass lizard
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Cercopithecidae indet. Gray 1821 monkey
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapiridae indet. Gray 1821 tapir
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammutidae indet. Hay 1922 mastodon