La Coma (Eocene of Spain)

Also known as La Morera de Montsant 2

Where: Catalonia, Spain (41.3° N, 0.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 0.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: MP 10 (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• Early Eocene (MP 10)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. Checa and F. Colombo. 2004. A new Early Eocene palaeothere (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from northeastern Spain. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24:507-512 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182236: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 17.10.2016, edited by Terri Cleary

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Igunaidae indet.2
IPS 83535, fragment of tooth-bearing bone with one preserved and one broken tooth; IPS 49756, fragment of maxilla with four teeth; IPS 83522, fragment of tooth-bearing bone with two preserved teeth; IPS 83534, fragment of tooth-bearing bone with one unicuspid tooth and one tricuspid tooth; IPS 49766, fragment of tooth-bearing bone with one preserved tooth
Reptilia
 Squamata -
Squamata indet.2 Oppel 1811 lizard
IPS 83530, partial maxilla with five teeth; IPS 83528, tooth bearing bone with two broken teeth; IPS 49764, tooth bearing bone with one tooth; IPS 49765, tooth bearing bone with one tooth; IPS 49760, tooth bearing bone with one two teeth; IPS 49755, two fragments of tooth bearing bone; IPS 49763, tooth bearing bone with one tooth; IPS 49759, tooth bearing bone with three teeth; IPS 49757, fragment of right dentary with two broken teeth; IPS 49758, partial maxilla with four unicuspid teeth
 Squamata - Lacertidae
? Lacertidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1831 lizard
IPS 49762, fragment of maxilla with two preserved teeth
 Squamata - Anguidae
Glyptosaurinae indet.2 Marsh 1872 lizard
IPS 49769, fragment of ?body osteoderm; IPS 49749, 14 fragments of osteoderm; IPS 59566, body osteoderm; IPS 83556, one complete and four partial body osteoderms
Glyptosaurini indet.2 Sullivan 1979 lizard
IPS49750, cranial osteoderm
 Squamata -
Gekkota indet.2 lizard
IPS 49754, fragment of right dentary; IPS 59559, posterior portion of left dentary; IPS 83520 fragment of left dentary; IPS 83521, fragment of right dentary
 Squamata - Scincidae
? Scincidae indet.2 Gray 1825 skink
IPS 49752, right dentary fragment with two preserved teeth; IPS 49753, ?maxilla fragment with two preserved teeth; IPS 83527, posterior portion of left dentary
Mammalia
 Primates - Notharctidae
Agerinia sp.1 Crusafont-Pairó and Golpe-Posse 1973 primate
Cantius sp.1 Simons 1962 primate
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys sp.1 Wood 1959 rodent
Microparamys cf. chandoni1 Hartenberger 1971 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Propachynolophus sp.1 Lemoine 1891 odd-toed ungulate
Bepitherium jordifusalbae Checa and Colombo 2004 odd-toed ungulate
IPS 9079, 9080
 Hyaenodonta -
aff. Proviverra sp.1 Rütimeyer 1862 eutherian
 Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis sp.1 Cope 1882 even-toed ungulate
 Insectivora -
Tillodonta indet.1 insectivoran