Also known as VI 3
Where: Sardinia, Italy (40.4° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 8.3° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)
• Probably Early Pleistocene, within the localities this is known as the 'nesogoral complex', and cosnsistes of VI 3, X ghiro, VII, VII blocco strada and VII mustelide. However, an earlier, Late Pliocene date cannot be ruled out.
Environment/lithology: fissure fill
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: bulk, sieve,
• Specimens are held at the Operating Office of the Soprintendenza per Beni Archeologici in Nuoro and in the Archaeological Museum of Nuoro.
•Localities found in 1995, this paper (ref. 13691) reports on work from 1996-2003.
Primary reference: L. Abbazzi, C. Angelone, M. Arca, G. Barisone, C. Bedetti, M. Delfino, T. Kotsakis, F. Marcolini, M. R. Palombo, M. Pavia, P. Piras, L. Rook, D. Torre, C. Tuveri, A. M. F. Valli and B. Wilkens. 2004. Plio-Pleistocene fossil vertebrates of Monte Tuttavista (Orosei, Eastern Sardinia, Italy), an overview. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110(3):681-706 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 51478: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 06.06.2005