Kalo Chorafi: Pleistocene, Greece
collected by Kuss 1965

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788
Neither Testudo nor Emys
Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Columbidae
Columba sp. Linnaeus 1758
Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae
Muridae indet. Illiger 1811
Mus minotaurus Bate 1942
Kuss and Misonne 1968
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Loxodonta creutzburgi n. sp. Kuss 1965
recombined as Palaeoloxodon creutzburgi
Inferior molar, Geological-Paleontological InstituteBurg / Br., No. 22/1963, Plate II
Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821
Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae
Candiacervus reumeri van der Geer 2018
van der Geer 2018
NHMC K.C.71.63 (Kalo Chorafi, right shed antler fragment; Kuss, 1965, figure 3c)
Candiacervus cf. reumeri van der Geer 2018
van der Geer 2018
AMPG(V) 2138 (Kalo Chorafi, right shed antler)
Candiacervus ropalophorus de Vos 1979
van der Geer 2018
AMPG(V) 2139 (Kalo Chorafi, distal fragment), NHMC F538/103 (Kalo Chorafi, beam fragment), NHMC KC.111/63.227 (Kalo Chorafi, beam fragment),
Megaceros cretensis (Simonelli 1907)
    = Candiacervus listeri van der Geer 2018
van der Geer 2018
AMPG(V) 2106 (Kalo Chorafi?, right shed antler), NHMC K.C.109.63 (Kalo Chorafi, right shed antler; Kuss, 1965, figure 3b), NHMC K.C.110/63 (Kalo Chorafi, right shed antler; Kuss, 1965, figure 3a)
see common names

Country:Greece State/province:Crete
Coordinates: 35.4° North, 24.8° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:35.4° North, 24.8° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:1 meters
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Pleistocene
Age range of interval:2.58800 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:gray claystone
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:Kuss Collection dates:1965
Database number:204189
Authorizer:E. Vlachos Enterer:E. Vlachos
Modifier:E. Vlachos
Created:2019-09-02 13:52:58 Last modified:2019-09-02 14:01:37
Access level:the public Released:2019-09-02 13:52:58
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

69967. S. E. Kuss. 1965. Eine Pleistozäne Säugetierfauna der Insel Kreta. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Freiburg im Breisgau 55:271-348 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]

Secondary references:

69932 S. E. Kuss. 1970. Abfolge und Alter der Pleistozänen Säugetierfaunen der Insel Kreta. Ber Nat forsch Ges Freiburgi Br 60:35-83 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]
70069 S. E. Kuss and X. Misonne. 1968. Pleistozäne Muriden der Insel Kreta. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie 132(1):55-69 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]
69920 A. A. E. van der Geer. 2018. Uniformity in variety: Antler morphology and evolution in a predator-free environment. Palaeontologia Electronica 21(1.9A):1-31 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]