Mas des Caves, Lunel Viel, excavations by E. Bonifay (Pleistocene of France)

Where: Languedoc-Roussillon Region, France (43.7° N, 4.1° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 4.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Age is Mindel-Riss

Environment/lithology: cave

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: E. Donard. 1981. "Oryctolagus cuniculus" dans quelques gisements quaternaires francais. Quaternaria 23:145-157 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36756: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 13.02.2004, edited by Mark Uhen and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Salientia - Bufonidae
Bufo bufo1 toad
 Squamata - Lacertidae
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Oryctolagus cuniculus Linnaeus 1758 European rabbit
O. cuniculus lunellensis
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Cyrnaonyx antiqua2 de Blainville 1841 otter