Orrios (Pliocene of Spain)

Also known as ORR

Where: Aragon, Spain (40.6° N, 2.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.7° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Alfambra Formation, Ruscinian (5.3 - 3.2 Ma)

• MN14-15, Early Pliocene.

Environment/lithology: gray marl

• 'The mammals have been recovered from a lens of dark grey marl, about 30-50cm thick, containing some molluscs. The lens is intercalated in well bedded white marly limestones.'

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,

• 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 35343: 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

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus dominans Eurasian field mouse
Castillomys crusafonti Michaux 1969 mouse
Castillomys crusafonti gracilis n. subsp.
Occitanomys sp. Michaux 1969 mouse
1 upper M1 frag., 2 upper M2 frags. Occitanomys sp. A.
Stephanomys sp. Schaub 1938 mouse
Stephanomys sp. A.
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Trilophomys pyrenaicus Depéret 1890 mouse
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys intermedius Priant 1953 dormouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
"Dibolia brailloni" = Archaeodesmana brailloni
"Dibolia brailloni" = Archaeodesmana brailloni Rümke 1985 mole