Laprade (Eocene of France)

Also known as Quercy

Where: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France (45.3° N, 0.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP 14 (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: karst; phosphorite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Sudre, B. Sigé, J. A. Remy, B. Marandat, J.-L. Hartenberger, M. Godinot, and J.-Y. Crochet. 1990. Une faune du niveau d'Egerkingen (MP 14; Bartonien inférieur) dans les phosphorites du Quercy (Sud de la France). Palaeovertebrata 20(1):1-32 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184174: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 07.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Omomyidae
"Microchoeridae indet." = Microchoerinae, Nannopithex cf. filholi
"Microchoeridae indet." = Microchoerinae Lydekker 1887 tarsier
"cf. Pseudoloris or Pivetonia"
Nannopithex cf. filholi Chantre and Gaillard 1897 tarsier
LAP 162, 174 and 177
 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
Elfomys "nov. sp." Hartenberger 1971 rodent
 Rodentia - Pseudosciuridae
Protadelomys aff. lugdunensis Hartenberger 1969 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Pachynolophidae
Anchilophus sp. Gervais 1852 odd-toed ungulate
LAP 35 and 36
Plagiolophus sp. Pomel 1847 odd-toed ungulate
LAP 31, 34 and 37
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Palaeotherium sp. Cuvier 1804 odd-toed ungulate
LAP 32
? Palaeotherium ? castrense Noulet 1863 odd-toed ungulate
LAP 33
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Saturninia cf. intermedia Sigé 1976 placental
LAP 152
Saturninia cf. mamertensis Sigé 1976 placental
LAP 151
 Chiroptera - Emballonuridae
Vespertiliavus lapradei n. sp. Sudre et al. 1990 sac-winged bat
LAP 158 - type; referred material: LAP 155-157 and 159-162
 Ferae -
Quercygale helvetica Rutimeyer 1882 placental
LAP 10, 11, 13 and 15
 Ungulata -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
LAP 73
 Ungulata - Mixtotheriidae
Mixtotherium priscum Stehlin 1908 even-toed ungulate
LAP 51-58 and 79
 Ungulata - Dichobunidae
Dichobune cf. robertiana Gervais 1848 even-toed ungulate
LAP 74
Mouillacitherium cartieri Rutimeyer 1891 even-toed ungulate
LAP 70 and 71
 Ungulata - Amphimerycidae
Pseudamphimeryx schlosseri Rutimeyer 1891 even-toed ungulate
LAP 60-69
 Ungulata - Choeropotamidae
Tapirulus cf. depereti Stehlin 1910 even-toed ungulate
LAP 72
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Heterohyus pygmaeus n. sp. Sudre et al. 1990 insectivoran
LAP 153 - type; LAP 154 - referred specimen; Heterohyus (Gervaisyus) pygmaeus - new subgenus and new species
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Amphiperatherium bastbergense Crochet 1979 marsupial
LAP 7
Amphiperatherium goethei Crochet 1979 marsupial