Mas de Pauffié (Oligocene of France)

Also known as Quercy

Where: Quercy, France (44.3° N, 1.3° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 1.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: MP 26 (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• "The reference levels mark with mammals used for the biochronology in this work (MP) are those defined by the Mainz Conference (February 1987)."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Comte and M. Vianey-Liaud. 1989. Eomyidae (Rodentia) de l'Oligocene d'Europe Occidentale. [Eomyidae (Rodentia) from the Oligocene of Western Europe.]. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 209(1-4):33-91 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36718: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 10.02.2004, edited by Jason Head, Lars van den Hoek Ostende, Terri Cleary and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Lacertidae
Pseudeumeces cadurcensis2 Filhol 1877 lizard
USTL, MPF 1110, four incomplete left dentaries; USTL, MPF 1111, five incomplete right dentaries; USTL, MPF 1112, mandible fragment; USTL, MPF 1113, splenial?; USTL, MPF 1114, dorsal vertebra?
 Squamata - Boidae
Bavarioboa vaylatsae n. sp.5 Szyndlar and Rage 2003 boa
USTL MPF 1102 (holotype), one trunk vertebra; USTL (no cat. no.), 41 trunk vertebrae
 Squamata - Tropidophiidae
Platyspondylia sp.5 Rage 1974 dwarf boa
 Squamata - Amphisbaenidae
Amphisbaenidae indet.1 Gray 1865 worm lizard
three dorsal vertebrae, a premaxilla, fragment of left dentary
 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
Issiodoromys pauffiensis6 Vianey-Liaud 1976 rodent
 Rodentia - Gliridae
cf. Microdyromys praemurinus7 Freudenberg 1941 dormouse
"Gliravus bruijni" = Schizogliravus bruijni7 Hugueney 1967 dormouse
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomys zitteli Schlosser 1884 rodent
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Neurogymnurus cayluxi4 Filhol 1877 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Geotrypus antiquus4 de Blainville 1840 mole
 Artiodactyla - Gelocidae
Bachitherium sp.3 Filhol 1882 ruminant