La Borie (Eocene of France)

Also known as Saint-Papoul

Where: Aude, France (43.3° N, 2.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.8° N, 0.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP8 + 9 mammal zone, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 2006

Primary reference: Y. Laurent, S. Adnet, E. Bourdon, D. Corbalan, L. Danilo, S. Duffaud, G. Fleury, G. Garcia, M. Godinot, G. Le Roux, C. Maisonnave, G. Métais, C. Mourer-Chauviré, B. Presseq, B. Sigé and F. Solé. 2010. La Borie (Saint-Papoul, Aude) : un gisement exceptionnel dans l’Éocène basal du Sud de la France. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 146:89-103 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182641: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 16.11.2016

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Taxonomic list

Conchostraca
 Conchostraca -
Conchostraca indet. Sars 1867 clam shrimp
Bivalvia
 Unionida - Unionidae
Unionidae indet. Rafinesque 1820 freshwater mussel
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Physogaleus tertius requiem shark
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Siluriformes indet. catfish
APSO.SP2-181
 Neopterygii -
Amiiformes indet. Hay 1929 bowfin
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Anura indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
APSO.SP2-218, 219
 Caudata - Urodela
Salamandridae indet. Gray 1825 newt
APSO.SP2-217
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
APSO.SP1-88, 123, 138; APSO.SP1-141; APSO.SP2-49, 82, 86, 99, 104, 137, 146, 160, 204; APSO.SP2-174, 176, 180, and APSO.SP5-22, 33
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Palaeoemys sp., "Achilemys cassouleti" = Fontainechelon cassouleti
Palaeoemys sp. Schleich 1994 turtle
APSO.SP1-109, 112, 115, 132, 140, 146, 147, 148, 151; APSO.SP2-60, 203, and APSO.SP2-89
"Achilemys cassouleti" = Fontainechelon cassouleti Claude and Tong 2004 turtle
APSO.SP2-100
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Neochelys "n. sp." Bergounioux 1954 sideneck turtle
APSO.SP0-03, APSO.SP1-152, APSO.SP2-101, APSO.SP2-25, 134, and APSO.SP2-94, 95, 148
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylus depressifrons Blainville 1855 crocodile
APSO.SP1-150, APSO.SP1-133, 140, APSO. SP1-120, APSO.SP2-214, 215
 Crocodylia -
Kentisuchus spenceri Buckland 1836 crocodilian
APSO.SP5-01, APSO.SP1-121; APSO.SP1- 74; APSO.SP5-05, 16
 Squamata -
Squamata indet. Oppel 1811 lizard
APSO.SP2-229
 Squamata - Necrosauridae
Necrosauridae indet. Hoffstetter 1943 lizard
APSO.SP2-235 and 226-228
 Squamata - Anguidae
Glyptosaurinae indet. Marsh 1872 lizard
APSO.SP2-223
Anguini indet. Augé 2005 lizard
APSO.SP2-224 and 225
 Squamata - Iguanidae
cf. Geiseltaliellus sp. Kuhn 1944 lizard
APSO.SP2-220 and 221
 Squamata -
Eolacerta sp. Nöth 1940 lizard
APSO.SP2-222 and 234
 Squamata - Boidae
Boidae "Forme A" Gray 1825 boa
APSO.SP2-230 and 231
Boidae "Forme B" Gray 1825 boa
APSO.SP2-232
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Esthonychidae
Plesiesthonyx sp. Lemoine 1891 tillodont
APSO.SP0.02
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cercamoniinae "n. gen." Gingerich 1975 primate
APSO.SP2-233
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp. Cope 1873 condylarth
APSO.SP0-04
 Perissodactyla - Lophiodontidae
Eolophiodon laboriense n. gen. n. sp.2
Eolophiodon laboriense n. gen. n. sp.2 Robinet et al. 2015 odd-toed ungulate
APSO.SP5-06, APSO.SP5- 08, APSO.SP5-15, 28, APSO.SP5-30, APSO.SP5-31 and APSO.SP6-01
 Perissodactyla -
Pachynolophus sp. Pomel 1847 odd-toed ungulate
APSO.SP0-01, APSO.SP4-02 and APSO.SP0-06
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Dissacus raslanloubatieri n. sp.4 Solé et al. 2018 condylarth
APSO.SP2-193 and APSO.SP5-02
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Boritia duffaudi n. gen. n. sp.3
Boritia duffaudi n. gen. n. sp.3 Solé et al. 2014 eutherian
APSO.SP5-26
 Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis sp.1 Cope 1882 even-toed ungulate
UM BRI 1-4; MHNT.PAL.2017.21.2
unclassified
  -
Charophyta indet. Migula 1890
Pteridopsida
  - Polypodiaceae
Polypodiaceae indet. Berchtold and Presl
APSO.SP3-03, 04, 05, 06
Dicotyledonae
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
Rhamnaceae indet. Jussieu 1789
APSO.SP3-01, 02
Magnoliopsida
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Fabaceae indet. Lindley 1836
APSO.SP3-07
 Sapindales - Anacardiaceae
Anacardiaceae indet. Brown 1818 cashew
APSO.SP3-08, 09, 10, 11, 12