Barranco de Quebradas 1 (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Granada, Spain (37.6° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Ruscinian (5.3 - 3.2 Ma)

• Middle Pliocene, MN15, Late Ruscinian (3.5Ma ish.), Same date as Huescar 3.

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

Size class: 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 35252: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 21.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet.4 Latreille 1802 ostracod
fragments of ostracods present.
Actinopteri
 Cyprinodontiformes - Cyprinodontidae
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Leuciscus pyrenaicus2 carp-like fish
52 pharyngeal teeth (MNI = 4)
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet.3 Batsch 1788 turtle
1 nuchal fragment from a juvenile
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Castillomys crusafonti Michaux 1969 mouse
present (no specimen numbers)
Stephanomys thaleri mouse
numerous molars (at least 2 lower M1, 9 lower M2, 9 upper M1, 13 upper M2).
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys stehlini vole
5 lower M1
Blancomys neglectus mouse
12 molars
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys intermedius Priant 1953 dormouse
83 molars
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Trischizolagus maritsae de Bruijn et al. 1970 rabbit
present (no specimen numbers)
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Erinaceidae indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
2 lower molars, 2 upper molars
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion sp.1 de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
3 upper teeth (1 M1-2, 2 DP3-4)
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis5 Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
1 complete lower M3