Kalymnos (Pleistocene of Greece)

Also known as KLM

Where: Kalymnos island, Greece (37.0° N, 27.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 27.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Biharian, Latest Villafranchian, Early Pleistocene, MNQ 19.


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 34770: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 23.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sp. Kaup 1829 Eurasian field mouse
Apodemus sylvaticus/flavicolis
Mus aegeaus house mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Microtus sp. Schrank 1798 vole
 Rodentia - Spalacidae
Spalax nehringi blind mole
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus sp. Linnaeus 1758 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Myomimus roachi Bate 1937 Mouse-tailed dormouse