Dranic 0 (Pliocene of Romania)

Also known as Dranica 0

Where: Oltenia, Romania (44.1° N, 23.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 23.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Four superimposed fossiliferous layers of which this is the lowest.

•Early Pliocene, Early Romanian (Siensian, NSM 10a), MN15a, normal polarity (Cochiti Event).


Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Radulesco and P. -M. Samson. 1996. Pliocene and Early Pleistocene arvicolids (Rodentia, Mammalia) of the Dacic Basin, Romania. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 39(1):401-406 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39414: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys moldavicus vole
M. moldavicus group