Pech Crabet (Oligocene of France)

Also known as Sindou A, Pech Crabit; Quercy Phosporites

Where: Quercy, France (44.3° N, 1.7° E: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 1.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP 23 (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• Oligocene "moyen", Montalban Zone.

•JA: Montalban is MP 23

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; phosphorite

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: J.-Y. Crochet. 1974. Les Insectivores des Phosphorites du Quercy. [Insectivores of the Quercy Phosphorites]. Palaeovertebrata, Montpellier 6(1-2):109-159 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36709: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 10.02.2004, edited by Mark Uhen, Terri Cleary, Patricia Holroyd and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Ergilemys sp.4 Ckhikvadze 1972 turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae indet.4 Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguini indet.1 Augé 2005 lizard
 Squamata - Colubridae
Coluber cadurci11 Rage 1974 racer
 Squamata - Cordylidae
? Cordylidae sp.1 Gray 1837 spinytail lizard
two dorsal vertebrae
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
Blainvillimys helmeri13 Vianey-Liaud 1972 rodent
cf. Theridomys margaritae14 Vianey-Liaud 1989 rodent
Theridomys varians12 Thaler 1969 rodent
Sciuromys cayluxi14 Schlosser 1884 rodent
Pseudoltinomys aff. gaillardi12 Lavocat 1951 rodent
Pseudoltinomys major14 Vianey-Liaud 1976 rodent
cf. Suevosciurus ehingensis14 Dehm 1937 rodent
Issiodoromys medius14 Vianey-Liaud 1976 rodent
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Atavocricetodon sp.14 Freudenthal 1996 mouse
Atavocricetodon ? atavus/atavoides
Eucricetodon aff. huberi12 Schaub 1925 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciurus sp.12 Linnaeus 1758 squirrel
Palaeosciurus goti14 Vianey-Liaud 1974 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
? Peridyromys sp.12 Stehlin and Schaub 1951 dormouse
"Butseloglis micio" = Schizogliravus micio10 Misonne 1957 dormouse
Glamys priscus14 Stehlin and Schaub 1951 dormouse
"Gliravus tenuis" = Butseloglis tenuis14 Bahlo 1975 dormouse
Gliravus aff. majori12 Stehlin and Schaub 1951 dormouse
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomys antiquus6 Aymard 1853 rodent
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Tetracus nanus Aymard 1846 hedgehog
isolated teeth
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Adelpharctos mirus n. gen. n. sp.7 De Bonis 1971 bear
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Harpagophagus sanguinensis n. gen. n. sp.7 De Bonis 1971 bear-dog
 Carnivora - Nimravidae
Nimravus intermedius8 Filhol 1872 false sabre-tooth
P-PC 23
 Carnivora -
Stenoplesictis cayluxi9 Filhol 1880 carnivoran
PC 6 and 22
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Hyaenodon leptorhynchus10 Laizer and Parieu 1838 eutherian
 Artiodactyla - Cainotheriidae
Paroxacron cf. bergeri3 Heissig 1978 even-toed ungulate
Caenomeryx filholi3 Lydekker 1885 even-toed ungulate
Caenomeryx cf. procommunis3 Filhol 1877 even-toed ungulate
Plesiomeryx cadurcensis3 Gervais 1873 even-toed ungulate
Plesiomeryx huerzeleri3 Berger 1959 even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Gelocidae
Bachitherium curtum2 Filhol 1877 ruminant
 Artiodactyla - Lophiomerycidae
 Artiodactyla - Tragulidae
"Iberomeryx minus" = Iberomeryx minor2
"Iberomeryx minus" = Iberomeryx minor2 Filhol 1882 chevrotain