Also known as L'Escale
Where: Provence, France (43.7° N, 5.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 5.4° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)
• Middle Pleistocene (Biharian), roughly 0.8-0.7Ma.
•There are a number of beds within the cave - from A (lowermost)-L (topmost), not all of which contain fauna. Each faunal level has been entered separately.
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: Specimens held in the Maison Mediterraneenne des Sciences de l'Homme (MMSH), Aix-en-Provence.
•Birds are mentioned but not listed.
Primary reference: M. F. Bonifay and E. Bonifay. 1963. Un gisement a faune epi-villafranchienne a Saint-Esteve-Janson (Bouches-du-Rhone). Comptes Rendue Academie des Sciences, Paris 246:1136-1138 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details
Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis
PaleoDB collection 48908: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 04.04.2005