Bacochas-1 (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (37.6° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 3.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• Miocene, Late Turolian, MN13.

Environment/lithology:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. T. Alberdi, L. Alcala, B. Azanza, E. Cerdeno, A.V. Mazo, J. Morales, and C. Sese. 1989. Consideraciones biostratigraficas sobre la fauna de Vertebrados fosiles de la cuenca de Guadix-Baza (Granada, Espana). In A.T. Alberdi and F.P. Bonadonna (eds.), Geologia y Paleontologia de la cuenca de Guadix-Baza. Trabajos sobre el Neogeno Cuaternario, Museo National de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC), Madrid (11)347-355 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35077: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 30.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
? Mauremys sp. Gray 1870 pond turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Squamata - Amphisbaenidae
 Squamata - Scincidae
Chalcides sp. Linnaeus 1758 skink
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus dominans Eurasian field mouse
Occitanomys sp. Michaux 1969 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Myocricetodon sp. Lavocat 1952 mouse
species 2.
Cricetus aff. kormosi Schaub 1930 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys intermedius Priant 1953 dormouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet. Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Erinaceidae indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Soricidae indet. Fischer 1814 shrew
 Chiroptera -
Chiroptera indet. Blumenbach 1779 bat