Cortes de Baza 1 (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (37.5° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• MN17, Late Pliocene, late Villafranchian.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Equid specimens in the Museo Martorell de Barcelona.

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35182: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 18.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Sphaeriidae
Pisidium sp.2 Pfeiffer 1821 pea clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cerastoderma sp.2 Mörch 1853 cockle
Gastropoda
 Truncatelloidea - Hydrobiidae
Hydrobia sp.2 Hartmann 1821 snail
 Pulmonata - Succineidae
Succineidae indet.2 Beck 1837 amber snail
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Anisus sp.2 Studer 1820 pulmonate
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Castillomys crusafonti Michaux 1969 mouse
1 upper M1, 1 lower M1.
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys sp. Wagner 1840 dormouse
1 lower P4.
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus stenonis1 Cocchi 1867 horse
Equus stenonis aff. stenonis. 1 upper P3-4, 1 mandible fragment with P4-M1.