Hajnacka I/4 (Pliocene of Slovakia)

Also known as Hajnácka 1, level 4

Where: Slovakia (48.3° N, 19.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.2° N, 19.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Gauss epoch, Late Pliocene, MN16, Villanyian. There are two localities - Hajnacka I and II, one to the north and one to the south of Hajnacka village. This is the one to the south.

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; tuff

• 'The fossils are found in limnic basin fillings with pyroclastic intercalations (tuffs, tuffite, lapilli, agglomerates).'
• The fossils of Hajnacka I/4 are found in a a bank of fine grey tuffite.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Excavated in 1982.

Primary reference: O. Fejfar, W.-D. Heinrich, and E. Heintz. 1990. Neues aus dem Villafranchium von Hajnacka bei Filakovo (Slowakei, cssr). Quartärpaläontologie 8:47-70 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41029: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 06.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Picea sp. Link 1827 spruce
Pteridophyta indet. Haeckel 1875
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
Vitis teutonica grapevine
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Zelkova sp. Spach 1841 zelkova
 Malvales - Tiliaceae
 Sapindales - Aceraceae
Acer sp. Linnaeus 1753 maple
 Fagales - Betulaceae
Carpinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 hornbeam
Carpinus sp. seu Pterocarpa sp.
 Violales - Salicaceae
Salix sp. Linnaeus 1753 willow