Concud Cerro de la Garita B (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as CCB

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:

• 'In the Alfambra formation 'At about 7m from the base there is an intercalation of 0.4m brown marl with many white bones of larger mammals, some molluscs and plant remains. This level corresponds with the classical locality of Cerro de la Garita (CC). A small sample from a level about 5m below that of the classical locality and about 100m east of the sheep-fold has yielded some smaller mammals. It has been named CCB.'

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 35327: 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
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys truci Mein and Michaux 1970 dormouse