Bardello, Lago di Varese (Quaternary of Italy)

Where: Lombardia, Italy (45.8° N, 8.8° E: paleocoordinates 45.8° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Quaternary (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• "Bronze Age"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1875

Primary reference: A. Boni. 1947. Contributo alla conoscenza della fauna della stazione preistorica del Bardello (Lago di Varese). Rivista Italiana dui Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 53(2):58-70 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36376: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus caballus Linnaeus 1758 horse
subspecies minor
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis familiaris Linnaeus 1758 dog
subspecies matris optimae
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
"Sus antiquus" = Hippopotamodon antiquus Kaup 1833 pig
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bos taurus Linnaeus 1758 cow
subspecies brachyceros
Ovis aries Linnaeus 1758 domestic sheep
Ovis aries Linnaeus 1758 domestic sheep
subspecies palustris
Capra hircus Linnaeus 1758 domestic goat
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus 1758 red deer
Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus 1758 European roe deer