Ste-Catherine 3, Baixas area (Miocene of France)

Also known as Ste Catherine 3, Baixas'

Where: Languedoc-Roussillon Region, France (42.5° N, 2.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Zone B, Aguilar 1982.

Environment/lithology: karst

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: USTL à Montpellier

Primary reference: J.-P. Aguilar, M. Calvet, and J. Michaux. 1986. Decouvertes de faunes de micromammiferes dans les Pyrenees-Orientales (France) de l'Oligocene superieur au Miocene superieur; especes nouvelles et reflexion sur l'etalonnage des echelles continentale et marine. [New upper Oligocene to upper Miocene faunas of micromammals found in the Pyrenees-Orientales (France); new species of rodents and remarks about the calibration of marine and continental biochronological scales.]. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie 2, Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de l'Univers, Sciences de la Terre 303(8):755-760 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36879: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 18.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Melissiodon dominans Dehm 1950 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilinus bredai von Meyer 1848 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Microdyromys legidensis Daams 1981 dormouse
Pseudodryomys simplicidens de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Pseudodryomys ibericus de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Peridyromys murinus Pomel 1853 dormouse
Glirudinus gracilis Dehm 1950 dormouse
Glirudinus modestus Dehm 1950 dormouse
 Rodentia - Eomyidae