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New excavations in the Neogene mammalian localities of Mytilinii, Samos Island, Greece

George D. KOUFOS, George E. SYRIDES, Dimitris S. KOSTOPOULOS, Kalliopi K. KOLIADIMOU, Ioanna A. SYLVESTROU, George Ch. SEITANIDIS & Theodora D. VLACHOU

en Geodiversitas 19 (4) - Pages 877-885

Published on 23 December 1997

In the present article the first data from the new campaign of excavations in the Neogene mammalian localities of Mytilinii Basin (Samos island, Greece) are given. The faunal composition of five different fossiliferous sites, as well as the first stratigraphic and biochronological data on their deposits are also presented. The mammal faunas newly collected in five sites are all early-middle Turolian age.

Keywords :

mammals, stratigraphy, Late Miocene, Turolian, Greece