Concud Cerro de la Garita (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as CC

Where: Aragon, Spain (40.4° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Alfambra Formation, Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• MN12, Middle Turolian, late Miocene.

Environment/lithology: brown marl

• 'In the Alfambra formation 'At about 7m from the base there is an intercalation of 0.4m brown marl with many white bones of larger mammals, some molluscs and plant remains. This level corresponds with the classical locality of Cerro de la Garita (CC).'

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,

• Specimens are stored at the Geologisch Instituut, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht.

Primary reference: A. van de Weerd. 1976. Rodent faunas of the Mio-Pliocene continental sediments of the Teruel-Alfambra region, Spain. Utrecht Micropalaeontological Bulletins, Special Publication 2:1-217 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35326: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Hispanodorcas torrubiae n. gen. n. sp.
Hispanodorcas torrubiae n. gen. n. sp.
16 horncores and horncore fragments.
 Rodentia - Muridae
Parapodemus gaudryi Dames 1883 mouse
Parapodemus gaudryi barbarae n. subsp.
Occitanomys adroveri Thaler 1966 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Rodentia - Castoridae