Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Machairodus sp. from the Lower Pliocene bone breccia of Węże (Poland)

Henryk Dybka

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 35 (1-2), 1990: 73-83

First record of Machairodus from Poland (locality Węże I) is presented. The material, containing three isolated teeth, presumably comes from the oldest sedimentary cycle of the Węże I breccia (5.5-8.0 My). It is the northernmost known locality of Machairodus in Europe.

Key words: Machairodus, Mammalia, Pliocene, karst, Poland.

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