Fuentesnuevas-1 (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Andalucia, Spain (37.7° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 2.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Baza Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: S. Moya-Sola, J. Agusti, and M. Marin. 1987. Fuentesnuevas-1: nueva localidad con mamiferos del Plioceno superior de Guadix-Baza (Granada, España). Paleontología I Evolución 1:87-93 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36975: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 20.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Muridae
Apodemus cf. dominans Eurasian field mouse
Castillomys crusafonti Michaux 1969 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Mimomys cf. reidi vole
mentions shards of other teeth
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus stenonis Cocchi 1867 horse
aff. vireti
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae