Where: Cote d'Or, France (47.3° N, 5.0° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 4.9° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)
• Biharian. Gunz or most ancient Mindel glaciation. Complex stratigraphy (see collection info).
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: Complex stratigraphy, with several climatic changes documented. Cycles 1, 2, 3, and 5 correspond with temperate, more or less wet phases, while 4 and 6 are indicative of cold continental climates, with cycle 4 marking the maximum cold phase.
Primary reference: M. F. Bonifay. 1973. Principaux gisements paleontologiques Francais du Pleistocene Moyen: Essai de classification. Le Quaternaire 41-50 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 49084: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 08.04.2005, edited by Brian Beatty
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