Rotbav-Silvestru (Pleistocene of Romania)

Where: Romania (45.8° N, 25.6° E: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 25.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Baraolt Basin, Brasov Depression. Early Pleistocene. In ferruginous sands and gravels with frost phenomena.

Environment/lithology:

• ferruginous sands and gravels with frost phenomena.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Radulescu and P. Samson. 1985. Pliocene and Pleistocene mammalian biostratigraphy in southeastern Transylvania (Romania). Travaux de l'Institut de Speologie "Emile Racovitza". 24:85-95 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40112: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 18.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Trogontherium boisvilletti beaver
Trogontherium boisvilletti boisvilletti
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer