Rotbav-Silvestru: Early/Lower Pleistocene, Romania

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Allocaenelephas arambourgi
a primitive megacerine.
Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae
Trogontherium boisvilletti
Trogontherium boisvilletti boisvilletti
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Allohippus" cf. altidens
    = Equus cf. altidens
McKenna and Bell 1997
"Allohippus" cf. marxi
    = Equus cf. marxi
McKenna and Bell 1997
Equus aluticus
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis (Nesti 1825)
Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758
see common names

Coordinates: 45.8° North, 25.6° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:45.9° North, 25.4° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Early/Lower Pleistocene
Age range of interval:2.58800 - 0.78100 m.y. ago
Regional section:Baraolt Basin
Stratigraphy comments: Baraolt Basin, Brasov Depression. Early Pleistocene. In ferruginous sands and gravels with frost phenomena.
Lithology and environment
Lithology description: ferruginous sands and gravels with frost phenomena.
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Database number:40112
Authorizer:A. Turner Enterer:H. O'Regan
Modifier:H. O'Regan Research group:PACED
Created:2004-06-18 07:58:35 Last modified:2004-06-18 12:55:30
Access level:the public Released:2004-06-18 07:58:35
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

10873.PACED C. Radulescu and P. Samson. 1985. Pliocene and Pleistocene mammalian biostratigraphy in southeastern Transylvania (Romania). Travaux de l'Institut de Speologie "Emile Racovitza". 24:85-95 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]

Secondary references:

7584 M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level 1-640 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
10720PACED C. Radulescu and P.-M. Samson. 2001. Biochronology and evolution of the Early Pliocene to the Early Pleistocene mammalian faunas of Romania. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 40(2):285-291 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]