Cala Es Pou (Pleistocene of Spain)

Also known as Torre Vieja, Bajoli (incorrect)

Where: Islas Baleares, Spain (40.0° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 3.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: D. Bate. 1914. A gigantic land tortoise (Testudo gymnesicus, n.sp.) from the Pleistocene of Menorca. Geological Magazine 1:100-107 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36974: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 20.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Geochelone gymnesica" = Titanochelon gymnesica
"Geochelone gymnesica" = Titanochelon gymnesica Bate 1914 turtle
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys sp. n. sp. Wagner 1840 dormouse
Muscardinus sp. n. sp. Kaup 1829 dormouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
cf. Alilepus sp. n. sp. Dice 1931 rabbit
 Chiroptera - Rhinolophidae
Rhinolophus cf. grivensis Depéret 1892 horseshoe bat
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Myotragus balearicus Bate 1909 antelope