Also known as X 3 uccelli
Where: Sardinia, Italy (40.4° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 9.5° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Calabrian to Calabrian (1.8 - 0.1 Ma)
• Latest Early Pleistocene/ Early Middle Pleistocene. A new faunal complex, with ancestral species prior to the classic 'Praemegaceros-Tyrrhenicola' complex and only represented by two sites - X3 Uccelli and X mele.
Environment/lithology: fissure fill; siliciclastic sediments
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: bulk, sieve,
• Specimens are held at the Operating Office of the Soprintendenza per Beni Archeologici in Nuoro and in the Archaeological Museum of Nuoro.
•Localities found in 1995, this paper (ref. 13691) reports on work from 1996-2003.
Primary reference: L. Abbazzi, C. Angelone, M. Arca, G. Barisone, C. Bedetti, M. Delfino, T. Kotsakis, F. Marcolini, M. R. Palombo, M. Pavia, P. Piras, L. Rook, D. Torre, C. Tuveri, A. M. F. Valli and B. Wilkens. 2004. Plio-Pleistocene fossil vertebrates of Monte Tuttavista (Orosei, Eastern Sardinia, Italy), an overview. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110(3):681-706 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 51482: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 06.06.2005
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