Die fossilen Damhirsche von Neumark-Nord (Sachsen-Anhalt) - D. dama geiselana n. ssp

Thekla Pfeiffer
About 80 skeletons and partial skeletons of a new fossil fallow deer subspecies, I), dama geiselana n. ssp. (Cervidae, Artiodactyla) and 18 partial skeletons of Cervus elaphus, well preserved, in an articulated state were recovered from the open-cast lignite mine of Neumark-Nord at the northern periphery of the Geiseltal, (SW Halle, Sachsen-Anhalt, central Germany, fig. 1). These finds can be dated as Eemian or as an intra-Saalian interglacial period. Neumark-Nord represents the first fossil fallow...