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Author(s): Szentesi, Z.
Title: Green toad (Anura: Bufonidae) skeleton from the Upper Pleistocene of Hungary (Nagyharsány Crystal Cave, Villány Hills)
Year: 2014
Volume: 31
Pages: 117-124.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17111/FragmPalHung.2014.31.117


Abstract: The Nagyharsany Crystal Cave is a new, probably Late Pleistocene palaeovertebrate locality, from where this is the first report on the herpetofauna. The study revealed the presence of Bufo viridis (Anura) and Natrix sp., the appearance of which taxa suggests that the fossiliferous sediments were probably accumulated at the beginning of an interglacial phase in a steppe or woody steppe environment. With 2 figures.
Keywords: Taphonomy, palaeoecology, Villány, Pleistocene, Anura, Serpentes
Subject: palaeontology

Journal: Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Fragm. Palaeont. Hung.
ISSN: 1586-930X
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Dulai, A., Lőkös, L. & Fuisz, T. I.