Casablanca M (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as Almenara M

Where: Castellon, Spain (39.9° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 1.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Upper Miocene

Environment/lithology: fissure fill

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Agusti and A. Galobart. 1986. La sucesion de micromamiferos en el complejo carstico de Casablanca (Almenara, Castellon): problematica biogeografica. Paleontologia i Evolucio 20:57-62 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34928: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 20.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus gudrunae van de Weerd 1976 Eurasian field mouse
Castillomys crusafont mouse
Castillomys crusafont gracilis
Occitanomys sp. Michaux 1969 mouse
Stephanomys ramblensis van de Weerd 1976 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Ruscinomys sp. Depéret 1890 mouse
Protatera sp. Jaeger 1977 mouse
Cricetus cf. kormosi Schaub 1930 mouse
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Erinaceidae indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran