Tourkobounja (Pleistocene of Greece)

Where: Psychikon, Greece (38.0° N, 23.7° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 23.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• There are 5 "crevices" called beds above that are numbered 1-5. The rodent fossils reported on, but not described here, are all from #2. The macaque teeth are all from 3,4, and 5.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Symeonidis, and H. Zapfe. 1976. Primatezahne (Cercopithecidae) aus einer Plistozanen Spaltenfullung im Steinbruch Tourkobounja, Athen. Annales geologiques des pays helleniques 28:207-214 [J. Hunter/M. Hall/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34537: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Meg Hall on 07.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Macaca sylvanus Linnaeus 1758 Barbary macaque
Macaca florentina Cocchi 1872 macaque
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus cf. mystacinus Eurasian field mouse
reported here but not described
Apodemus cf. sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
reported here but not described
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Pliomys sp. Méhely 1914 mouse
reported here but not described
Mimomys sp. Forsyth-Major 1902 vole
reported here but not described
Allophaiomys sp. Kormos 1932 vole
reported here but not described
Allophaiomys pliocaenicus Kormos 1932 vole
reported here but not described
Lagurodon arankae mouse
reported here but not described
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus sp. Linnaeus 1758 squirrel
reported here but not described
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys sp. Wagner 1840 dormouse
reported here but not described
Myomimus cf. personatus Ognev 1924 dormouse
reported here but not described