Halsbandlemmingreste aus einer Oberen Mittelterrasse des Rheins bei Niederaußem

Florian Heller & Karl Brunnacker
From a depth of 33 meters of one of the Upper Middle Terraces (Obere Mittelterasse) of the Rhine near Cologne comes a small collection of remains of voles all belonging to an arctic-lemming-form, which remarkably differs from the two late Quaternary species of Dicrostonyx henseli Hinton and D.gulielmi Sanford occuring in Europe by a more simple construction of the enamel pattern of the molars. A name is not yet given to this appartently new species....