Iaras Cariera Veche (Pliocene of Romania)

Also known as Iaras-Cariera Veche

Where: Romania (45.9° 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, MN16b. In the same sands as Cariera Noua.

Environment/lithology:

• sand.

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 40125: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 18.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus cf. etruscus Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae