Right side of Barranco de Vilanova (Oligocene of Spain)

Where: Cataluña, Spain (41.9° N, 1.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 1.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• approximately correlate with mammals from Calaf

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone

• part of the gypsum core of an anticline, according to the Hoja de Pons

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• all specimens are ichnofossils (tracks)

Primary reference: M.L. Casanovas Cladellas and J.-V. Santafe Llopis. 1974. Nota sobre el hallazgo de icnitas de mamíferos en el Terciario catalán. Acta Geológica Hispánica 9(2):45-49 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37085: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
size of Aceratherium filholi or A. velaunum
 Carnivora - Canidae
Cynodictis sp. Bravard and Pomel 1850 canid
 Carnivora - Nimravidae
Nimravidae indet. Cope 1880 false sabre-tooth
Nimravus or Eusmilus