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Retznei (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Styria, Austria (46.7° N, 15.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 15.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Weissenegg Formation (Baden Group), Langhian (16.0 - 13.7 Ma)

• Lower Lagenidae Zone, early Middle Badenian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, silty marl

• dark-gray silty marls with sparse pebbles ("Geröll- mergel") from the crystalline basement

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. P. Domning and P. Pervesler. 2012. The sirenian Metaxytherium (Mammalia: Dugongidae) in the Badenian (Middle Miocene) of Central Europe. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences 105(3):125-160 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 148227: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.07.2013, edited by Catalina Pimiento

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