Pedregueras II C (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Zaragoza, Spain (41.1° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 2.3° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vallesian (11.6 - 8.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution


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 35877: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 08.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Cricetodon decedens" = Cricetodon (Hispanomys) decedens, Megacricetodon debruijni n. sp.4, Democricetodon minor3, "Rotundomys hartenbergeri n. sp." = Cricetulodon hartenbergeri3
"Cricetodon decedens" = Cricetodon (Hispanomys) decedens Schaub 1925 mouse
C. decedens aragonensis nov. subsp.
Megacricetodon debruijni n. sp.4 Freudenthal 1968 mouse
Democricetodon minor3 Lartet 1851 mouse
D. minor sulcatus nov. subsp.
"Rotundomys hartenbergeri n. sp." = Cricetulodon hartenbergeri3 Freudenthal 1967 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurinae indet.2 Gray 1821 squirrel
"? Getuloxerus sp." = Atlantoxerus2 Major 1893 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
"Peridyromys dehmi n. sp." = Myomimus dehmi1, "Peridyromys multicrestatus" = Myomimus multicrestatus1, Muscardinus pliocaenicus1
"Peridyromys dehmi n. sp." = Myomimus dehmi1 de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
"Peridyromys multicrestatus" = Myomimus multicrestatus1 de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Muscardinus pliocaenicus1 Kowalski 1963 dormouse
M. pliocaenicus hispanicus nov. subsp.