Where: Auvergne, France (45.1° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 45.1° N, 3.8° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)
• Late Early Pleistocene, approximately 1.0-0.8Ma.
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: The fauna comes from beds B,C,D and the base of A. This part of the site was found in 1974. 4000 stone artefacts found in an area 450m squared.
Primary reference: E. Bonifay. 1991. Les Premieres industries du Sud-Est de la France et du Massif-Central. in E. Bonifay and B. Vandermeersch, eds., Les Premiers Europeens. Edition du comite des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques (CTHS), Paris, France. 63-80 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details
Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis
PaleoDB collection 47831: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 03.03.2005