UCMP V6167, Mutigny quarry (Eocene of France)

Where: Marne, France (49.1° N, 4.0° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 1.3° E)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lignites de Soissonais Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• middle Sparnacian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: D. E. Russell, M. Godinot, P. Louis and D. E. Savage. 1979. Apatotheria (Mammalia) de l'Eocène inférieur de France et de Belgique. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, section C: Science de la Terre 1(3):203-243 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35533: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.12.2003, edited by Mark Uhen, John Alroy, K. Christopher Beard, Jason Head, Torsten Liebrecht, Terri Cleary, Patricia Holroyd, David Nicholson, Richard Butler and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp.3 Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Allaeochelys sp.3 Noulet 1867 turtle
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"Palaeotrionyx vittatus" = Axestemys vittata3
"Palaeotrionyx vittatus" = Axestemys vittata3 Pomel 1847 turtle
 Testudines - Ptychogasteridae
Merovemys ploegi5 Hervet 2006 turtle
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Neochelys eocaenica8 De Stefano 1902 sideneck turtle
 Squamata - Helodermatidae
Helodermatidae indet.1 Gray 1837 lizard
three dorsal vertebrae
 Squamata -
Saniwa orsmaelensis1 Dollo 1923 lizard
MNHN MU 7909, two sacral vertebrae; one caudal vertebra
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguini indet.1 Augé 2005 lizard
 Squamata -
Tinosaurus europeocaenus1 Auge and Smith 1997 lizard
1 incomplete right dentary
Eolacerta sp.1 Nöth 1940 lizard
MNHN Mu 7909, two dorsal vertebrae
 Squamata - Boidae
? Calamagras gallicus11 Rage 1977 dwarf boa
Rage (1977) mentions a total of 30 referred vertebrae which come from Mutigny and other localities in the Paris Basin, but does not give details on specimen and catalogue numbers for individual localities
 Squamata - Tropidophiidae
Dunnophis matronensis10 Rage 1973 dwarf boa
Rage (1973)mentions "nombreuses vertèbres" which come from Mutigny and other localities in the Paris Basin, but does not give details on specimen and catalogue numbers for individual localities
 Squamata - Bipedidae
Anniealexandria sp.2 Smith 2009 worm lizard
MNHN MU 17467, nearly complete right dentary; MNHN MU 7912, two trunk vertebrae
 Squamata - Amphisbaenidae
Amphisbaenidae indet.1 Gray 1865 worm lizard
MU 7912, vertebra; one dentary
 Cimolesta - Esthonychidae
"Franchaius minimus n. sp." = Plesiesthonyx minimus6
"Franchaius minimus n. sp." = Plesiesthonyx minimus6 Baudry 1992 tillodont
MNHN.Mu-197-L - type
 Cimolesta - Sarcodontidae
cf. Hyracolestes sp.12 Matthew and Granger 1925 eutherian
MNHN Mu 6601
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Platychoerops daubrei4 Lemoine 1880 primate
"Mutigny" specimens "in the collection of MNHN, UCMP, Louis, and Poirier"
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius savagei6 Gingerich 1977 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Arcius lapparenti9, "Phenacolemur fuscus n. sp." = Arcius fuscus9
Arcius lapparenti9 Russell et al. 1967 primate
"Phenacolemur fuscus n. sp." = Arcius fuscus9 Russell et al. 1967 primate
MU 6507 - type
 Primates - Toliapinidae
Toliapina lawsoni7 Hooker et al. 1999 primate
Avenius amatorum7 Russell et al. 1992 primate
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Pantrogna russelli6 Michaux 1964 rodent
MNHN.Mu528-L and Mut 1199
 Condylarthra - Paroxyclaenidae
cf. Paroxyclaenidae indet.12 Weitzel placental
cf. Paroxyclaenus sp.12 Teilhard de Chardin 1922 placental
MNHN Mu 5947, 6385
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus cf. teilhardi12 condylarth
MNHN Louis-250 Mu
Phenacodus sp.12 Cope 1873 condylarth
MNHN Louis-196 Mu
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Placentidens lotus n. sp.13 Russell et al. 1973 placental
type locality
 Chiroptera - Archaeonycteridae
Archaeonycteris brailloni13 Russell et al. 1973 bat
 Chiroptera - Icaronycteridae
Icaronycteris menui n. sp.13 Russell et al. 1973 bat
type locality
 Chiroptera - Natalidae
Ageina tobieni n. sp.13
Ageina tobieni n. sp.13 Russell et al. 1973 funnel-eared bat
type locality
 Ferae - Viverravidae
cf. Viverravus sp.12 Marsh 1872 placental
MNHN Mu 6216
 Ferae -
Uintacyon hookeri14 Solé 2014 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
cf. Miacidae indet.12 Cope 1880 carnivoran
MNHN Mu 6613
 Ferae -
Quercygale smithi14 Solé 2014 placental
MNHN.F.Mu12398, left M1
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Neomatronella luciannae n. gen. n. sp.6 Russell et al. 1975 elephant shrew
Macrocranion cf. nitens6 Matthew 1918 elephant shrew
Russell et al. 1975
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Minimovellentodon russelli n. gen. n. sp.15 Solé et al. 2014 eutherian
MHNL 20269998 - holotype
cf. Didelphodus sp.12 Cope 1882 eutherian
MNHN Mu 6028
 Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae
? Bunophorus cappettai16 even-toed ungulate
Diacodexis varleti16 Sudre 1983 even-toed ungulate
? Simpsonodus sp.16 Krishtalka and Stucky 1986 even-toed ungulate
 Sarcobora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys sp. Marsh 1872 insectivoran
Apatemys mutiniacus n. sp. Russell et al. 1979 insectivoran
Apatemys sigogneaui n. sp. Russell et al. 1979 insectivoran
Heterohyus sp. Gervais 1848 insectivoran