Cerro Parejo (Pleistocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (37.2° N, 4.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• Lower Pleistocene.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: more detailed comments about stratigraphy and geology are given in Spanish.

Primary reference: A. Ruiz-Bustos, J. Fernandez, J. Morales, J. Rodriguez-Fernandez, and J.A. Vera. 1990. Biostratigrapfia de los materiales Plio-Cuaternarios del borde norte de la depresion de Granada. Estudios Geologicos 46:277-290 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34460: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 02.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamus cf. antiquus Desmarest 1822 hippo