Huescar 7/3 (Pliocene of Spain)

Also known as Hu├ęscar

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• no further details on date.

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 35259: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 21.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Hauffenia sp.
Hauffenia species 1 and 3.
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Theodoxus sp. Monfort 1810 snail
Actinopteri
 Cyprinodontiformes - Cyprinodontidae
Cyprinodontidae indet.2
3 vertebrae.
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Cyprinidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1832 carp-like fish
6 'denticulaciones' teeth, 6 'superficie masticatoria' teeth, 1 vertebra.
Barbus aff. bocagei2 carp-like fish
155 pharyngeal teeth, MNI = 38.
Leuciscus pyrenaicus2 carp-like fish
78 teeth, MNI = 6.
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae indet.3 Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacertidae indet.1 Bonaparte 1831 lizard