Araci-Fintina Fagului, Layer 1 (Pliocene of Romania)

Also known as Araci Fintina Fagului, Layer 1.

Where: Romania (45.8° N, 25.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 25.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Upper Pliocene, MN16a. In the lower level, white sands (layer 1, near the base) of Fintina Fagului.

Environment/lithology:

• Littoral facies.
• white sands.

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 40123: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 18.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Dicerorhinus cf. elatus rhinoceros
skull with nasal septum. Syn Rhinoceros etruscus var. astensis = Dicerorhinus jeanvireti
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
"Metacervocerus cf. pardinensis" = Cervus (Metacervocerus)
"Metacervocerus cf. pardinensis" = Cervus (Metacervocerus) deer