Can Llobateres (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (41.5° N, 2.2° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 1.5° E)

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Can Llobateres 1 correlates with the latest part of the Early Vallesian (MN9), yielding an age of 9.7 Ma (Agustí et al., 1997; Garcés et al., 1996).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• Can Llobateres 1: IPS13169, complete left C1; IPS13178, crown fragment of right C1; IPS13166, complete left P3; IPS13164, complete left P4; IPS13170, right P4 lacking the protocone; IPS13168, right P4 lacking paracone and metacone; IPS15042, right P4 without parastyle and paracone; IPS15123, partial right P4; IPS13167, complete left p4; IPS13165, complete right m1; IPS15032, distal fragment of right m1; IPS15094, partial left scapula; IPS13176, complete right second metacarpal; IPS15045, proximal fragment of left second metacarpal; IPS15061, proximal fragment of right third metacarpal; IPS11381, left third metacarpal lacking the head; IPS13172, right fourth metacarpal; IPS15046, proximal fragment of left fifth metacarpal; IPS11020, right scapholunar; IPS11341, diaphysis of right femur; IPS13173, complete right third metatarsal; IPS15043, proximal fragment of right fourth metacarpal; IPS13174 and IPS13175, two complete right fifth metatarsals; IPS13171, right calcaneus; IPS15077, right navicular; IPS11183, left cuboid; IPS15021, IPS15022, IPS15015, and IPS15007, proximal phalanges; IPS15068, IPS15008, and IPS15017, middle phalanges.

Primary reference: J. Madurell-Malapeira, J. M. Robles, I. Casanovas-Vilar, P. Obrado, and D. M. Alba. 2014. The scimitar-toothed cat Machairodus aphanistus (Carnivora: Felidae) in the Vallès-Penedès Basin (NE Iberian Peninsula). Comptes Rendus Palevol 13(7):569-585 [M. Uhen/G. Halstead-Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190008: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Guinevive Halstead-Johnson on 26.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Felidae