Velenje (Pliocene of Slovenia)

Where: Slovenia (46.4° N, 15.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.2° N, 15.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Late Pliocene (based on fauna).


• coal series.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: 2 skeletons from a coal mine.

Primary reference: M. Malez. 1986. Die quataren Vertebraten-Faunen in der SFR Jugoslawien. Quatarpalaontologie 6:101-117 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40503: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 24.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
1 skeleton
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon borsoni" = Mammut borsoni
"Mastodon borsoni" = Mammut borsoni Hays 1834 mastodon
1 skeleton