La Tarumba (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (41.6° N, 2.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 1.2° E)

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

• The age of Can Llobateres 1, la Tarumba 1 and Torrent de Febulines is also well constrained, thanks to combined bio- and magnetostratigraphic data. La Tarumba 1 would be slightly younger (ca. 9.6 Ma) and Torrent de Febulines would correspond to the last part of the Vallesian (ca. 9.1 Ma).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• La Tarumba 1: IPS16286, right third metacarpal lacking the head.

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 190010: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Guinevive Halstead-Johnson on 26.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Felidae