Dafnero (Pliocene of Greece)

Also known as DFN

Where: Macedonia, Greece (38.0° N, 21.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 21.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Middle Villafranchian, Middle Villanyian, Pliocene, MNQ17.

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. D. Koufos. 2001. The Villafranchian mammalian faunas and biochronology of Greece. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 40(2):217-223 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34594: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 11.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

• only skulls and teeth are counted in the number of specimens listed in Koufos and Kostopoulos (1997).
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus stenonis Cocchi 1867 horse
Equus stenonis cf. vireti
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus etruscus Cuvier 1823 bear
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Baranogale cf. helbingi Kormos 1934 mustelid carnivore
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes alopecoides Forsyth Major 1877 fox
Nyctereutes megamastoides Pomel 1842 raccoon dog
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Chasmaporthetes lunensis Del Campana 1914 hyaena
 Artiodactyla - Giraffidae
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
"Cervus" philisi deer
"Cervus" philisi cf. valliensis