Also known as Colle Curti
Where: Italy (43.0° N, 12.9° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 12.9° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)
• Jaramillo event (roughly 1.0-0.95Ma). Early-Middle Pleistocene. Villafranchian-Galerian turnover, Early Biharian.
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: 'The micromammal remains of Colfiorito are represented by a number of very shattered, unrecognizable, and thus meaningless, bony fragments and by a few teeth, some of which, instead, are decisive from both systematical and stratigraphical points of view.'
Primary reference: G. Ficcarelli, M. Magnatti, and P. Mazza. 1990. Occurrence of Microtus (Allophaiomys) gr. pliocaenicus in the Pleistocene lacustrine basin of Colfiorito (Umbria-Marchean Apennine, Central Italy). Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 29(1):89-90 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 49239: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 12.04.2005
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