Cernatesti (Pliocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (44.5° N, 23.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 23.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Middle Pliocene.

Environment/lithology:

• part of the middle horizon of sand and gravels, identified as the middle horizon du 'Levantin'.

Size class: macrofossils

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39685: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 03.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus cf. etruscus1 Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
"Metacervocerus pardinensis" = Cervus (Metacervocerus)
"Metacervocerus pardinensis" = Cervus (Metacervocerus) deer