Peicanii Hill, Giurcani (Miocene of Moldova)

Also known as Hulubat Hill

Where: Falciu Departement, Moldova (46.3° N, 28.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 27.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• The original age is Meotian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandy claystone

• sandy clays

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: The collection is a donation from Mr. I. Gugiuman to the lab. of Geology of the Univ. of Iasi in 1933.

Primary reference: G.N. Macarovici. 1938. Sur les mammiferes fossiles de Giurcani (dep. Falciu). Ann. Sci. Univ. Jassy 24(2):403-408 [E. Fara/E. Fara/E. Fara]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36138: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 14.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion gracile hipparionine horse
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Gazella deperdita gazelle
4 horns and an astragalus