Betfia 2 (Pleistocene of Romania)

Also known as Püspökfürdö Somleu Hill

Where: Romania (47.0° N, 22.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 22.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: cave

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: T. Kormos. 1930. Diagnosen neuer Säugetiere aus dem Oberpliozänen fauna des Somlyóberges bei Püspökfürdö. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 27:237-246 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71662: authorized by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, entered by Lars van den Hoek Ostende on 03.05.2007

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Lagurus pannonicus n. sp. Kormos 1930 mouse
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Muscardinus dacicus n. sp. Kormos 1930 dormouse
Glis antiquus n. sp. Kormos 1930 dormouse
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Sicista praeloriger n. sp. Kormos 1930 birch mouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmana thermalis n. sp. Kormos 1930 Russian desman
Talpa gracilis n. sp. Kormos 1930 mole
Talpa episcopalis n. sp. Kormos 1930 mole
Talpa praeglacialis n. sp. Kormos 1930 mole
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex margaritodon n. sp. Kormos 1930 long-tailed shrew
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
Plecotus crassidens n. sp. Kormos 1930 vesper bat
Eptesicus praeglacialis n. sp. Kormos 1930 house bat