Kastoria 1 (Pliocene of Greece)

Also known as KST

Where: Greece (40.5° N, 21.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 21.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• MNQ 16, Early Villafranchian, Late Ruscinian.

Environment/lithology: fissure fill

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: G. D. Koufos. 2001. The Villafranchian mammalian faunas and biochronology of Greece. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 40(2):217-223 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34588: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 11.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Microfauna only
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus dominans Eurasian field mouse
Apodemus sp. Kaup 1829 Eurasian field mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Pliomys hungaricus Kormos 1934 mouse
Mimomys occitanus Thaler 1955 vole
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Dryomimus cf. eliomyoides Kretzoi 1959 dormouse
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Keramidomys sp. Hartenberger 1966 rodent