Concud barranco de las Calaveros (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as CCL

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)

• MN12, Middle Turolian, Late Miocene.

Environment/lithology: black lignite

• 'About 6m of red sand and sandy clay are exposed at the base of this small section. This is followed by about 0.3m of yellow clayey sand with many white bones of larger mammals, 0.2m of white marl, 0.2m of white limestone and 0.5m of white marl and a 3-5cm thick black lignitic clay layer. This lignitic clay has been sampled for smaller mammals. The section continues with well bedded limestones of the Alfambra Formation.'

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,

• Specimens are stored at the Geologisch Instituut, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht.

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 35325: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Parapodemus gaudryi Dames 1883 mouse
Parapodemus gaudryi barbarae n. subsp.
Occitanomys adroveri Thaler 1966 mouse
"Valerymys turoliensis" = Huerzelerimys turoliensis Michaux 1969 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Kowalskia fahlbuschi" = Neocricetodon fahlbuschi
"Kowalskia fahlbuschi" = Neocricetodon fahlbuschi Bachmayer and Wilson 1970 mouse
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys truci Mein and Michaux 1970 dormouse