Podari (Pliocene of Romania)

Where: Oltenia, Romania (44.3° N, 23.8° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 23.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Middle Pliocene, Middle Romanian (Pelendavian, NSM 11c), MN 16a, normal polarity (Middle Gauss subchron). 'partie sommitale de l'horizon moyen' sand and gravel 'Levantin' (same as Cernatesti).

Environment/lithology:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. U. Feru, C. Radulescu, and P. Samson. 1983. Succession des Mammiferes Plio-Pleistocenes dans le Bassin Dacique (Roumanie). Ann. Inst. Geol. Geophys. 59:161-167 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39418: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• 'It must be emphasised that representatives of the genus Mimomys are completely absent.'
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Pliomys sp. Méhely 1914 mouse
Dolomys nehringi mouse
archaic
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Trogontherium sp. Fischer von Waldheim 1809 beaver
small size.
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
"Desmana kormosi" = Galemys kormosi
"Desmana kormosi" = Galemys kormosi Schreuder 1940 Pyrenean desman