By D. Janossy

The final 20 years have noticeable a amazing renewal of curiosity within the learn of Pleistocene vertebrates. this is often very true in terms of advantageous stratigraphy according to microvertebrates. Hungary's usual endowments in addition to the advance of technological know-how within the state, have made non-stop examine during this zone attainable because the final century.The literature accrued over the past fifty years is so scattered and hard to retrieve that there was an outstanding want for a entire treatise during this box. fresh many years have visible paintings in a chain of significant new localities, with new systematic-stratigraphic effects. This Hungarian paintings is exceptional in Europe for its volume and completeness. it's transparent instruction manual must be either finished and analytical. This quantity goals to be simply that, in as far as it describes all animal assemblages of the Hungarian Pleistocene deposits, with whole faunistic lists and with specified clarification of the stratigraphical preparations. the price of this e-book is better via a sequence of chronological tables for numerous localities, a number of sketches, photographs of localities, in addition to indexes of localities and species.

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Gombaszogensis Kretzoi Ursulus stehlini Kretzoi Baranogale beremendensis (PetCnyi) Vormela petenyii Kretzoi Mustela palerminea (PetCnyi) Pannonictis pliocaenica Kormos Xenictis pilgrimi (Kormos) Felis sp. indet. Lynx lynx strandi Kormos Panthera sp. indet. Leo cf. gombaszogensis Kretzoi Felidae indet. Epimachairodus hungaricus Kretzoi “Mammuthus wiisti (Pavlova)” Stephanorhinus etruscus (Falconer) * For revision, see Jinossy, 1973a; Janossy and Meulen, 1975. ** Collected by Topal in 1973. 33 PLEISTOCENE VERTEBRATE FAUNAS OF HUNGARY 34 Equus sp.

FAUNAS OF THE LOWER PLEISTOCENE 51 identifiable as Betfian. ), which were not seen in the small-mammal material from the Villiny mountains. The sporadic material from no. 5 of Osztramos whose mixed finds contained only a single M, of Allophaiomys (Jhnossy and Kordos, 1976b) can be disregarded, but locality no. 8 of Osztramos is of great interest (Picture 12). This locality lied at the foot of the north-eastern wall of section XI1 of the quarry, about 50-60 m north of locality no. 2, in a portion of the quarry opened in November, 1970.

12. Percentile frequencies of vole species in each of the strata of locality no. 8 of Villany 1. (hatched) Mimomys sp. (small species); 2. Mimomys savini; 3. Arvicola cantiana: 4. ; 5. Pliomys episcopalis: 6, 7 and 8, see graph; 9. ; 10. Microtus nivalinus-ratticepoides group; 1 1 . Microtus arva/inus: 12. Microtus cf. gregalis (redrawn after Meulen, 1973). 64 PLEISTOCENE VERTEBRATE FAUNAS OF HUNGARY Picture 13. The karstic sack of Kovesvirad at Rkpashuta in 1957 (photo by Mrs D. Janossy). Celtis cf.

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