Huescar 3 (Pliocene of Spain)

Also known as HU-3 Huéscar

Where: Granada, Spain (37.8° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 2.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Ruscinian (5.3 - 3.2 Ma)

• Middle Pliocene, MN15, same age as Barranco de Quebras 1.

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 35256: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 21.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
Melanoides tuberculata3 Müller 1774 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae
Actinopteri
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Barbus aff. bocagei1 carp-like fish
3 pharangeal teeth (MNI = 1)
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetus barrieri Mein and Michaux 1970 mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Trischizolagus maritsae de Bruijn et al. 1970 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus arvernensis2 Croizet and Jobert 1828 gomphothere
1 distal lower M2, 1 part 'Conulo', 1 enamel fragment.