Sesklon (Pliocene of Greece)

Also known as SES

Where: Thessaly, Greece (39.4° N, 22.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 22.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• MN17, Pliocene, Middle/Late Villafranchian, Middle Villanyian

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

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 34614: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 12.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor sp. Linnaeus 1758 beaver
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus sp. Kretzoi 1942 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus stenonis Cocchi 1867 horse
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus cf. etruscus Cuvier 1823 bear
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes cf. alopecoides Forsyth Major 1877 fox
Nyctereutes megamastoides Pomel 1842 raccoon dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
 Artiodactyla - Giraffidae
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
? Caprinae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
Antilopinae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
? Caprini indet. Gray 1821 antelope
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer
cf. Croizetoceros ramosus Croizet and Jobert 1828 deer
? Eucladoceros sp. Falconer 1868 deer