Milcovu din Vale-1 (Pliocene of Romania)

Where: Oltenia, Romania (44.4° N, 24.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 24.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• This site is overlain by the lowest levels of the site of Slatina 1.

•Late Middle Pliocene, Beginning of the late Romanian based on molluscan biostratigraphy (Valachian, NSM 12a), MN 16b, normal polarity (end of Gauss epoch). A cut at Milcovu din Vale, bed 3.


• sandy-silt.

Size class: 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 39420: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Trogontherium minus2 beaver
small size.