La Grive L3 (Miocene of France)

Also known as La-Grive-Saint-Alban

Where: Rhône-Alpes, France (45.6° N, 5.2° E: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 4.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MN 7 + 8 (12.8 - 11.1 Ma)

• MN 8 (Astaracian) according to Rage & Holman (1984).(TL)

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; lithology not reported and limestone

• Fissure fill in Jurassic limestone (Rage & Holman, 1984). (TL)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: sieve,

• Specimens listed from Rage & Holman (1984) are deposited in the Department of Earth Sciences of the Claude Bernard University, Lyon (FSL).

Primary reference: P. Mein and M. Freudenthal. 1971. Une nouvelle classification des Cricetidae (Mammalia, Rodentia) du Tertiair de l'Europe. Scripta Geologica 2:1-37 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79361: authorized by Lars van den Hoek Ostende, entered by Lars van den Hoek Ostende on 04.03.2008, edited by Torsten Liebrecht

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Colubridae
? Natrix aff. longivertebrata Szyndlar 1984 water snake
a single fragmentary vertebra (UCBL no. 285453)
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetodon (Hispanomys) bijugatus n. sp. Mein and Freudenthal 1971 mouse