Couche 5, Aven I des abimes de la Fage a Noailles, L. David 1964-1968 (Pleistocene of France)

Where: Limousin region, France (45.1° N, 1.5° E: paleocoordinates 45.1° N, 1.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

• end of the Middle Pleistocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sinkhole

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Chaline. 1972. Les rongeurs de l'Aven I des Abimes de la Fage a Noailles (Correze). Nouvelles Archives du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Lyon (10)61-78 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36439: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 29.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Allocricetus bursae, Dicrostonyx torquatus, "Clethrionomys glareolus" = Myodes, Lemmus lemmus, Arvicola terrestris, "Microtus gregalis" = Microtus, "Microtus malei" = Microtus, Microtus arvalis, "Pitymys subterraneus" = Microtus, Dolomys lenki
Allocricetus bursae mouse
subspecies correzensis
Dicrostonyx torquatus Pallas 1778 Arctic lemming
"Clethrionomys glareolus" = Myodes vole
Lemmus lemmus Linnaeus 1758 Norway lemming
Arvicola terrestris Linnaeus 1758 European water vole
"Microtus gregalis" = Microtus vole
subspecies martelensis
"Microtus malei" = Microtus vole
subspecies noaillensis
Microtus arvalis Pallas 1779 common vole
lineage arvalis-agrestis
"Pitymys subterraneus" = Microtus vole
Dolomys lenki mouse
Dolomys (Pliomys) lenki
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
"Citellus cf. major" = Spermophilus, Marmota marmota
"Citellus cf. major" = Spermophilus ground squirrel
Marmota marmota Linnaeus 1758 Alpine marmot
subspecies mesostyla nov. ssp.
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys quercinus Linnaeus 1766 garden doormouse