Cortijos de Tapia 1 (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (37.6° N, 3.2° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 3.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Villanyian (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Late Pliocene, Late Villafranchian, MN16.

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35229: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 19.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Teleostei indet.2
1 vertebra
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Cyprinidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1832 carp-like fish
4 fragmentary pharyngeal teeth, 1 vertebra
Leuciscus pyrenaicus2 carp-like fish
5 pharyngeal teeth (dientes faringeos)
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sp. Kaup 1829 Eurasian field mouse
1 lower M1.
Castillomys crusafonti Michaux 1969 mouse
3 lower teeth (2 M1, 1 M2), 2 upper teeth (1 M1, 1 M2).
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys cappettai vole
1 lower M1.
Mimomys cf. reidi vole
1 lower M1.
Mimomys aff. pliocaenicus Forsyth Major 1889 vole
2 lower M1.
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Prolagus sp. Pomel 1853 pika
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Talpidae indet. Fischer de Waldheim 1817 mole
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus stenonis1 Cocchi 1867 horse
Equus stenonis ssp. 1 upper P2, 1 lower M1-2.
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Soricidae indet. Fischer 1814 shrew
1 lower M1