Klisoura Cave 1 (Pleistocene to of Greece)

Also known as Klissoura Cave 1

Where: Peloponnesus, Greece (37.7° N, 22.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 22.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene to Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• The main layers are found in a 5m deep trench excavated in the cave which has been divided into 14 stratigraphic units based on archaeological and geoarchaeological evidence. The sedimentation is mainly anthropogenic.

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Primary reference: B. M. Starkovich. 2012. Intensification of small game resources at Klissoura Cave 1 (Peloponnese, Greece) from the Middle Paleolithic to Mesolithic. Quaternary International 264:17-31 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184243: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo sp. Linnaeus 1758 turtle
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Alectoris graeca Meisner 1804 rock partridge
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Bubo bubo Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian eagle-owl
 Otidiformes - Otididae
Otis tarda Linnaeus 1758 great bustard
 Ophidia -
 Primates - Hominidae
? Homo sp. Linnaeus 1758 human
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus europaeus Pallas 1778 European hare
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus arctos Linnaeus 1758 brown bear
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Martes martes Linnaeus 1758 European pine marten
Martes foina Erxleben 1777 marten
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus 1758 red fox
Canis lupus Linnaeus 1758 gray wolf
 Carnivora - Felidae
Lynx lynx Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian lynx
Felis silvestris Schreber 1777 wildcat
Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758 leopard
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Hyaena sp. Brisson 1762 hyaena
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bos primigenius Bojanus 1827 ox
Rupicapra rupicapra Linnaeus 1758 chamois
Capra cf. ibex Linnaeus 1758 Alpine ibex
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus 1758 red deer
Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus 1758 European roe deer
Dama dama Linnaeus 1758 fallow deer
 Theriiformes -