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Kislang (Pliocene of Hungary)

Also known as Kisláng, Kislángi

Where: Fejer, Hungary (47.0° N, 18.4° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 18.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Upper Villanyian, MN17, Late Pliocene


• 'Below a thin layer of soil, there is a 1-2m thick Upper Pleistocene layer and below that are several meters of sand conglomerate containing a gravel layer 0.2-1m wide with a layer of clay and lime concentrate.'

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Kislang is one of the localities with the famous 'meridionalis pebbles'

Primary reference: D. Janossy. 1986. Pleistocene vertebrate faunas of Hungary. Developments in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, 8. Elsevier, Amsterdam 1-208 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35374: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 08.12.2003

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