Hohensulzen bei Worms (Pleistocene of Germany)

Also known as Hohens├╝lzen

Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (49.6° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 49.7° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Latest Lower Pleistocene, but Feijfar et al (1997) say Biharian (= earliest Middle Pleistocene).

Environment/lithology:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. von Koenigswald and W.-D. Heinrich. 1999. Mittelpleistozane Saugetierfaunen aus Mitteleuropa - der Versuch einer biostratigraphischen Zuordnung. Kaupia 9:53-112 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35905: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 09.01.2004, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
Mammalia
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Macaca "florentina" Cocchi 1872 macaque
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
Micromys minutus harvest mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Clethrionomys glareolus" = Myodes vole
"Clethrionomys rufocanoides" = Myodes vole
"Clethrionomys sebaldi" = Myodes vole
Lemmus sp. Link 1795 vole
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian red squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys cf. quercinus Linnaeus 1766 garden doormouse
Glis sackdillingensis Heller 1930 dormouse
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Sicista sp. Gray 1827 birch mouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana moschata Linnaeus 1758 Russian desman
Talpa fossilis Petenyi 1864 mole
Talpa minor Freudenberg 1914 mole
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex praealpinus Heller 1930 long-tailed shrew
Sorex minutus Linnaeus 1766 Eurasian pygmy shrew
Sorex runtonensis Hinton 1911 long-tailed shrew
Sorex (Drepanosorex) savini Hinton 1911 long-tailed shrew
Beremendia sp. Kormos 1930 shrew
Asoriculus sp. Kretzoi 1959 shrew
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus sp. Linnaeus 1758 bear
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustela sp. Linnaeus 1758 weasel
 Theriiformes -
Erinaceus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae