vertebrate collection

Miocene and Pleistocene mammals constitute the largest part of the fossil vertebrate collection in the NHM Vienna. It includes the famous fossil faunas of Kohfidisch, Samos, Pikermi, and Maragha, among many others. Small mammal remains from Austria and from scientific expeditions to Mongolia are an important part of the collection.

 

Staff members responsible:

  • U. Göhlich (Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Birds, Pisces)

 

Published type-catalogues:

  • Pia J. & Sickenberg, O. 1934. Katalog der in den Österreichischen Sammlungen befindlichen Säugetierreste des Jungtertiärs Österreichs und der Randgebiete. - Denkschriften den Naturhistorischen Museums Wien 4, Geologisch-Paläontologische Reihe 4: 544 S. - Leipzig und Wien (Verlag Deuticke)