Barajas (Miocene to of Spain)

Where: Spain (40.5° N, 3.6° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 4.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MN 5 mammal zone, Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Aragonian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: MNCN

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García and E. Vlachos. 2014. New generic proposal for the European Neogene large testudinids (Cryptodira) and the first phylogenetic hypothesis for the medium and large representatives of the European Cenozoic record. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 172:653-719 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187347: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 21.07.2017, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Titanochelon bolivari Hernandez-Pacheco 1917 turtle
MAR collection (two specimens, Fig. 27) 2012/20/1, individual with partial carapace and some appendicular elements; 2012/20/2 (Fig. 27), individ- ual with almost complete plastron and most of the appendicular elements.
Paleotestudo antiqua1 Bronn 1831 turtle
A relatively complete shell, MNCN 79862
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Anchitherium sp.2 von Meyer 1844 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Ailuridae
Magerictis imperialensis2 Ginsburg et al. 1997 red panda
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Amphicyon sp.2 Lartet 1836 bear-dog
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium angustidens2 Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae
Palaeomerycidae indet.2 Lydekker 1883 ruminant
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bovidae indet.2 Gray 1821 antelope
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervidae indet.2 Gray 1821 deer