Cortes de Baza 8 (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)

• Late Pliocene, Late Villfranchian, MN17.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: F. Robles. 1989. Moluscos continentales del Plio-Pleistoceno de la cuenca de Guadix-Baza. 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 127-138 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35227: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 19.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Pulmonata - Pupillidae
 Helicoidea - Helicidae
Helicidae sp. Rafinesque 1815 slug
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Gyraulus sp. Charpentier 1837 pulmonate
 Basommatophora - Lymnaeidae
Lymnaea peregra Müller 1774 pulmonate