Where: Alpes Maritimes, France (43.8° N, 7.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 7.4° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: 2 Member, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)
• Middle Early Pleistocene, between 1.37 and the Jaramillo event.
Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils
Collection methods: This level was formed in a drier and much warmer climate than today. Probably formed during one of the warmest transgressive seas in the second half of the Lower Pleistocene.
Primary reference: H. de Lumley. 1988. La stratigraphie du remplissage de la Grotte du Vallonnet. L'Anthropologie (Paris) 92(2):407-428 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 50523: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 17.05.2005, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling