Villafeliche II A (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Zaragoza, Spain (41.2° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 2.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Type level for this fossil (it's the holotype) is the ibericus-Zone


Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Freudenthal. 1967. On the mammalian fauna of the Hipparion Beds in the Calatayud-Teruel Basin (Prov. Zaragoza, Spain) Part II Democricetodon and Rotundomys (Rodentia). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Series B: Palaeontology, Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Anthropology 70(30):298-315 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36019: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 13.01.2004, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Democricetodon minor Lartet 1851 mouse
D. minor hispanicus nov. subsp.
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Armantomys aragonensis n. gen. n. sp.
Armantomys aragonensis n. gen. n. sp. de Bruijn 1966 dormouse