Vatera F-Site (Pleistocene of Greece)

Also known as Vatera

Where: Lesvos, Greece (39.0° N, 26.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 26.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. de Vos, J. van der Made, A. Athanassiou, G. Lyras, P. Y. Sondaar and M. D. Dermitzakis. 2002. Preliminary report on the late Pliocene fauna from Vatera (Lesvos, Greece). Annales Geologiques des Pays Helleniques 39:37-70 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183341: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 12.12.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Titanochelon sp. Pérez-García and Vlachos 2014 turtle
 Aves -
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
cf. Equus stenonis Cocchi 1867 horse
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustelidae indet. Fischer 1817 mustelid carnivore
Meles thorali Viret 1951 badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Nyctereutes megamastoides Pomel 1842 raccoon dog
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
cf. Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
 Ungulata - Bovidae
cf. Leptobos sp. Rütimeyer 1877 antelope
Antilopinae indet. Gray 1821 antelope