Las Yedras (Pleistocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (37.8° N, 3.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• Early Middle Pleistocene. similar to Mt. Peglia, Betfia 2. (pre-Cromerian).

Environment/lithology: fissure fill

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: N. L. Martinez and A. R. Bustos. 1977. Descubrimiento de dos yacimientos del Pleistoceno medio en el karst de la Sierra Alfaguara (Granada). Sintesis estratigraphica de este periodo en la region Betica. Estudios Geologicos 33:255-265 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34848: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 07.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Bufonidae
Aves
  -
Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
Reptilia
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacertidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 lizard
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguidae indet. Gray 1825 lizard
 Squamata - Colubridae
Colubridae indet. Oppel 1811 colubrid snake
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus cf. flavicollis Eurasian field mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys sp. Wagner 1840 dormouse
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Stephanorhinus etruscus Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Crocidura sp. Wagler 1832 white-toothed shrew
 Chiroptera -
Chiroptera indet. Blumenbach 1779 bat
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Ursus sp. Linnaeus 1758 bear
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer