Sample A2, paleosoil I, pont de Tancarville (Pleistocene of France)

Where: Haute-Normandie Region, France (49.5° N, 0.5° E: paleocoordinates 49.5° N, 0.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Middle Pleistocene, Riss

Environment/lithology: terrestrialpaleosol/pedogenic, black, brown

• Humiferous paleosoil

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. P. Lautridou and J. -J. Puissegur. 1977. Donnees nouvelles sur les microfaunes malacologiques et sur les rongeurs du Pleistocene continental de la Basse-Seine. Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de Normandie et des Amis du Museum du Havre 64(4):119-128 [E. Fara/E. Fara/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36391: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 28.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Sphaeriidae
Sphaerium sp. Scopoli 1777 fingernail clam
Gastropoda
  -
Oxychilus sp. Fitzinger 1833 snail
 Pulmonata - Succineidae
Succinea oblonga amber snail
5 specimens represent the subspecies S. oblonga oblonga
Succinea sp. Draparnaud 1801 amber snail
 Pulmonata - Clausiliidae
Clausilia sp. Draparnaud 1805 slug
Cochlodina sp. Férussac 1821 slug
 Pulmonata - Punctidae
 Pulmonata - Cochlicopidae
 Pulmonata - Pupillidae
Pupilla muscorum Linnaeus 1758 slug
 Pulmonata - Valloniidae
 Limacoidea - Limacidae
Limax sp. Linnaeus 1758 slug
 Limacoidea - Vitrinidae
Vitrina sp. Draparnaud 1801 slug
 Basommatophora - Lymnaeidae
Galba truncatula Müller 1774 pulmonate
  -
Bulimus tentaculatus, "Trichia hispida" = Trochulus
"Trichia hispida" = Trochulus snail
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Arvicola terrestris Linnaeus 1758 European water vole
Microtus sp. Schrank 1798 vole