Mahlis bei Oschatz (Pleistocene to of Germany)

Where: Sachsen, Germany (51.3° N, 13.0° E: paleocoordinates 51.3° N, 12.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)

• Brunhes/Matuyama boundary, Villanyian/Biharian boundary. Early/Middle Pleistocene boundary.


Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Microfauna only.

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 36213: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 19.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana cf. thermalis Kormos 1930 Russian desman
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex sp. Linnaeus 1758 long-tailed shrew