Feldioara-Cariera, lower level (Pleistocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (46.4° N, 23.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 23.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• 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.

Environment/lithology:

• Ferruginous sands and gravels

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40259: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 21.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus etruscus2 Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus trogontherii Pohlig 1888 mammoth
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus elephas deer
Cervus elephas acoronatus
Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus 1758 European roe deer
Capreolus capreolus suessenbornesis