Barranco de Quebradas 2b (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: 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 35255: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 21.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Theodoxus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
Actinopteri
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Barbus aff. bocagei carp-like fish
4 pharyngeal teeth, MNI = 1.