Lower Miocene freshwater ostracods from the Merkur-North open-cast mine (Most Basin, northern Bohemia, Czech Republic)


Authors: Witt W

Published in: Bulletin of Geosciences, volume 76, issue 4; pages: 227 - 234; Received 27 March 2001; Accepted in revised form 1 October 2001;

Keywords: Ostracods, Eggenburgian, freshwater, North Bohemian Brown-Coal Basin, Czech Republic,

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Ostracods support the Eggenburgian age for the basal part of the Main Most Brown-Coal Seam Member at Merkur-North in the Most Basin. They indicate a shallow littoral zone of a lake with muddy bottom in a subtropical to temperate climate.