Layer 5, Sedia del Diavolo, Rome (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Lazio region, Italy (41.9° N, 12.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 12.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Middle Pleistocene, terminal Riss

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified, yellow sandstone

• yellow sands

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Mallegni. 1986. Les Restes humains du gisement de Sedia del Diavolo (Rome) remontant au Riss final. L' Anthropologie (Paris) 90(3):539-553 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36136: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 14.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• incomplete and not detailed in ref. 9695
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bos sp. Linnaeus 1758 ox
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer