Rotbav-Dealul Tiganilor, lower level (level 1): Middle Pleistocene, Romania

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
unclassified
Praealces latifrons
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Dicerorhinus etruscus (Falconer 1868)
    = Stephanorhinus etruscus Falconer 1868
O'Regan 2003
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Allohippus" cf. marxi
    = Equus cf. marxi
McKenna and Bell 1997
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogontherii Pohlig 1888
see common names

Geography
Country:Romania
Coordinates: 45.8° North, 25.6° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:45.9° North, 25.4° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Time
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Middle Pleistocene
Age range of interval:0.78100 - 0.12600 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Regional section:Baraolt Basin
Stratigraphy comments: In the Baraolt Basin, Brasov Depression. 'Cromerian Complex', Middle Pleistocene. Later than the Brunhes/Matuyama boundary. Correlated with the Tiraspolian faunal complex, Kolkotovian horizon.
Lithology and environment
Lithology description: Ferruginous sands and gravels
Taphonomy
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Metadata
Database number:40258
Authorizer:A. Turner Enterer:H. O'Regan
Modifier:H. O'Regan Research group:PACED
Created:2004-06-21 03:40:51 Last modified:2004-06-21 07:22:34
Access level:the public Released:2004-06-21 03:40:51
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]
9580PACED H. J. O'Regan. 2003. Reidentifications and synonomies of European mammals. [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/M. Uhen]