Feldioara-Cariera, lower level: Middle Pleistocene, Romania

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
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
"Allohippus" cf. suessenbornensis
    = Equus cf. marxi
McKenna and Bell 1997
Equus cf. mosbachensis
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogontherii Pohlig 1888
Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus elephas
Cervus elephas acoronatus
Capreolus capreolus (Linnaeus 1758)
Capreolus capreolus suessenbornesis
see common names

Coordinates: 46.4° North, 23.9° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:46.3° North, 23.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
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
Regional section:Baraolt Basin
Stratigraphy comments: In the Baraolt Basin, Brasov Depression. In the same fossiliferous layer as that of Rotbav-Dealul Tiganilor, lower level (level 1). Middle Pleistocene, 'Cromerian Complex'. Later than the Brunhes/Matuyama boundary. Correlated with the Tiraspolian faunal complex, Kolkotovian horizon.
Lithology and environment
Lithology description: Ferruginous sands and gravels
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Database number:40259
Authorizer:A. Turner Enterer:H. O'Regan
Modifier:H. O'Regan Research group:PACED
Created:2004-06-21 03:46:04 Last modified:2004-06-21 07:21:49
Access level:the public Released:2004-06-21 03:46:04
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]