Marathousa (Pleistocene of Greece)

Also known as MAR

Where: Macedonia, Greece (40.6° N, 23.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 23.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Biharian, Latest Villafranchian, Pleistocene, MNQ 18.

Environment/lithology:

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 34765: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 23.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
Apodemus sylvaticus/flavicolis
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys sp., "Microtus (Allophaiomys) pliocaenicus" = Allophaiomys pliocaenicus, Lagurodon arankae, Cricetinus koufosi
Mimomys sp. Forsyth-Major 1902 vole
"Microtus (Allophaiomys) pliocaenicus" = Allophaiomys pliocaenicus Kormos 1932 vole
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilus sp. Cuvier 1825 ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Sicista cf. subtilis Pallas 1773 southern birch mouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Desmaninae indet. Thomas 1912 mole
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Sorex minutus Linnaeus 1766 Eurasian pygmy shrew
Sorex (Drepanosorex) praearaneus Kormos 1934 long-tailed shrew
Crocidura kornfeldi Kormos 1934 white-toothed shrew
Beremendia fissidens Petényi 1864 shrew