Where: Romania (44.7° N, 26.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 26.6° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Coconi Beds Member, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)
• Early Pleistocene, about 1Ma. The fauna was recovered from a borehole 425m deep. These mollusc molds come from a variegated clay. Coconi beds = 'Marly Complex'.
Size class: mesofossils
Collection methods: core
• The material is in the collections of the 'Emil Racovita' Speleological Institute, Bucharest.
Primary reference: C. Radulescu, P. Enciu, and A. Petculescu. 2000. On the presence of Prolagurus and Allophaiomys in the Dacic Basin. Travaux de l'Institut de Speologie 'Emole Racovitza' 36:119-133 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 40799: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 01.07.2004
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