Rebielice Krolewskie 4 (Pliocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (51.0° N, 18.9° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° N, 18.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: cave; limestone and shelly/skeletal, red claystone

• fossils are embedded in dark-red weathering clay (in limestone quarry)

Primary reference: B. Rzebik-Kowalska. 1990. Pliocene and Pleistocene Insectivora (mammalia) of Poland. VII. Soricidae: Mafia Reumer, 1984, Sulimskia Reumer, 1984 and Paenelimnoecus Baudelot, 1972. Acta Zoologia Cracoviensia 33(14):303-327 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34681: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex subaraneus long-tailed shrew
1 fragmentary maxilla or detached upper tooth; 5 fragmentary mandibles and detached lower teeth
Sulimskia kretzoii Sulimski 1962 red-toothed shrew
one fragmentary mandible or detached lower tooth