Kozi Grzbiet (Pleistocene of Poland)

Where: Taganrog, Poland (50.5° N, 20.2° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° N, 20.2° E)

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, brown, sandy lithology not reported

• The composition of the vertebrate fauna suggests a moist and sylvan environment
• Unit 2 is composed principally of yellowish-brown to dark brown sandy loams and contains abundant fossils.. Paleomagnetic investigation of the sediment revealed positive magnetic polarity referred to Brunhes normal magnetic epoch.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate, bone collector

Primary reference: L. Fostowicz-Frelik. 2008. First record of Trogontherium cuvieri (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the middle Pleistocene of Poland and review of the species. [M. Uhen/J. So]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189273: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Jeankyong So on 08.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Castoridae
Trogontherium cuvieri Owen 1846 beaver