Velke Bielice (Quaternary of Slovakia)

Where: Slovakia (48.6° N, 18.3° E: paleocoordinates 48.6° N, 18.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Quaternary (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Upper Pontian? "In the basement of Quaternary cover formation are Upper Pontian sediments."

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; poorly lithified sandstone

• "Deposition proceeded in a freshwater environment."
• sand pit

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Holec. 1985. Finds of mastodon (Proboscidea, Mammalia) relics in Neogene and Quaternary sediments of Slovakia (CSSR). Zapadne Karpaty, ser. paleontologia 10:13-53 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34582: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 10.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Mammutidae indet. Hay 1922 mastodon