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Izvoru, Layer 1 (Pleistocene of Romania)

Also known as Ganeasa, Izvoru-1 (macrofaunal level).

Where: Wallachia Region, Romania (44.4° N, 24.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 24.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Lower Pleistocene.

•'possibly correlated with the upper part of the Domashkinian of the Odessa faunistic complex, Early Eburonian, zone of Seneze (type locality).' 'Correlated within the Dacic basin with Tetoiu-2/Irimesti (phase 11 of the Lower Pleistocene of Romania.' (R&S, 1986).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; unlithified sandstone

• large-grained sands, cross-stratified

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Feru, C. Radulesco, and P. Samson. 1978. Biostratigraphie (micromammiferes) des depots plio-pleistocenes de la zone de Slatina (dep. d'Olt). Travaux de l'Institut de Speologie "Emile Racovitza", Bucharest 17:117-134 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36007: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 13.01.2004, edited by Hannah O'Regan

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