Also known as Villány 8, level 12a
Where: Barany, Hungary (45.9° N, 18.5° E: paleocoordinates 45.8° N, 18.4° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)
• Biharian, Middle Pleistocene. The cave was opened from one side during quarrying and Kretzoi and his co-workers, including the author (Janossy) in 1953 and 1955, removed material in 12 layers. The series, starting from the bottom, begins with reddish clay with large calcite deposits, and in the upper layers is composed of limy loess formations.'
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: bulk,
• only part of the material from layer 12a had been analysed when this list was published.
Primary reference: D. Janossy. 1986. Pleistocene vertebrate faunas of Hungary. Developments in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, 8. Elsevier, Amsterdam 1-208 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35467: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 16.12.2003
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