Slatina - 3, layer 37 (Pliocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (44.4° N, 24.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 24.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• just below the Olduvai event.


• Sandy-silt.

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39868: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 10.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Type site for Trogontherium dacicum.
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys sp. Forsyth-Major 1902 vole
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Trogontherium dacicum beaver
Trogontherium boisvilletti dacicum