Villalba Baja 1 (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as VB1

Where: Aragon, Spain (40.4° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Alfambra Formation, Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• MN13, Late Turolian, Late Miocene.

Environment/lithology: marl

• 'The fossiliferous outcrop was a lens of marl, intercalated in a thick succession of soft white marly limestones. The lens was entirely removed during the sampling.'

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,

• 'The lens was entirely removed during the sampling.' Material held in the collections of 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 35342: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 02.12.2003, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende

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Taxonomic list

• Only Stephanomys ramblensis was found.
 Rodentia - Muridae
Stephanomys ramblensis van de Weerd 1976 mouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
"Dibolia luteyni n. sp." = Archaeodesmana luteyni
"Dibolia luteyni n. sp." = Archaeodesmana luteyni Rümke 1985 mole