Also known as VDC4
Where: Aragon, Spain (40.4° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 3.2° W)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Alfambra Formation, Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)
• MN11, early Turolian, late Miocene.
Environment/lithology: white, silty marl
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,
• Specimens are stored at the Geologisch Instituut, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht. 'The 1969 sample has yielded some remains of Hipparion and a small association of small mammals. This locality was discovered by J.M. Moltzer in 1969, but the fossiliferous lens has since been lost by erosion.'
Primary reference: A. van de Weerd. 1976. Rodent faunas of the Mio-Pliocene continental sediments of the Teruel-Alfambra region, Spain. Utrecht Micropalaeontological Bulletins, Special Publication 2:1-217 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35314: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.11.2003
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