Megalopolis (Pleistocene of Greece)

Also known as MGL

Where: Peloponnisos, Greece (37.4° N, 22.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 22.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• MNQ 20-21. Latest Villafranchian to Galerian, (very roughly 1.2Ma-0.8Ma).

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 34809: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 30.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus etruscus Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes sp. Frisch 1775 fox
 Carnivora - Felidae
Panthera leo Linnaeus 1758 lion
Panthera leo fossilis
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth
 Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamus amphibius Linnaeus 1758 hippo
Hippopotamus amphibius antiquus
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
"Cervus" peloponnesiacus deer
Cervus (s.l.) peloponnesiacus
"Cervus" sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer
Cervus (s.l.) sp.