Monte Tenda, Brecce di Soave, Verona, Northern Italy (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Verona, Italy (45.4° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 11.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Early Middle Pleistocene, Galerian

Environment/lithology:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Bon, G. Piccoli, and B. Sala. 1991. I giacimenti Quaternari di vertebrati fossili nell'Italia Nord-Orientale. Memorie degli Instituti di Geologia e Mineralogia dell'Universita di Padova 47:185-231 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 43650: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 19.08.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Arvicola sp. Lacépède 1799 vole
Microtus sp. Schrank 1798 vole
Microtus arvalis Pallas 1779 common vole
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus stenonis Cocchi 1867 horse
Equus stenonis major
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis lupus Linnaeus 1758 gray wolf
Canis lupus aff. mosbachensis
 Carnivora - Felidae
Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758 leopard
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth
Elephas meridionalis cromerensis
Elephas sp. Linnaeus 1758 elephant
"Elephas antiquus" = Palaeoloxodon antiquus Falconer and Cautley 1847 elephant
archaic form.
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae