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Mestas de Con, Cangas de Onis, Asturias (Pleistocene to of Spain)

Where: Asturias, Spain (43.3° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 5.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)

• Latest Lower Pleistocene/Early Middle Pleistocene. Early Elsterian = Mindel glaciation.


Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Crusafont Pairo. 1960. Le Quaternaire Espagnol et sa faune de mammiferes - essai de synthese. Anthropos, supplement 1 (Mammalia Pleistocaenica) 1960(1):55-64 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49211: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 11.04.2005

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