Armantes (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as Armantes VII

Where: Zaragoza, Spain (41.0° N, 1.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 2.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Upper Vindobonian (Grivensis Zone, de Bruijn, 1965)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Freudenthal. 1966. On the mammalian fauna of the Hipparion-Beds in the Calatayud-Teruel basin (Prov. Zaragoza, Spain) Part I. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Series B: Palaeontology, Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Anthropology 67(5):296-317 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35875: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 08.01.2004, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetodon cf. sansaniensis Lartet 1851 mouse
Megacricetodon rafaeli n. sp.1 Daams and Freudenthal 1988 mouse
Democricetodon cf. gaillardi2 Schaub 1925 mouse
from level IX