The floral and faunal succession of „Cueva del Toll", Spain

J. J. Donner & Björn Kurtén
The deposits of "Cueva del Toll" near Moyá (province of Barcelona, Spain) have been studied pollen analytically. The sequence shows an oscillation between pine forest (up to 80% pine pollen), representing a humid and temperate climate, and open vegetation (only 30% pine pollen), representing phases of dry and warm climate. The same changes appear in the composition of the mammalian fossil fauna, and also in the lithology of the cave deposits. The two temperate and...