Canada de Murcia (Pleistocene of Spain)

Also known as CaƱada de Murcia, CM

Where: Granada, Spain (37.8° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 2.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Sese. 1989. Micromamiferos del Mioceno, Plioceno y Pleistoceno de la cuenca de Guadix-Baza (Granada). 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 185-213 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35175: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 18.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

• molluscs and fish remains are also reported from this site, but it is unclear whether the mammal remains are from site CM-1 or CM-2, so they have not been added, pending further information.
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Microtus (Allophaiomys) cf. pliocaenicus" = Allophaiomys pliocaenicus
"Microtus (Allophaiomys) cf. pliocaenicus" = Allophaiomys pliocaenicus Kormos 1932 vole
1 M1.