La Milloque (Oligocene of France)

Where: Aquitaine, France (44.0° N, 0.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 2.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: MP 29 (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Molasses de l’Agenais

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Cirot and M. Wolsan. 1995. Late Oligocene Amphictids (Mammalia: Carnivora) from la Milloque, Aquitaine Basin, France. Géobios 28:757-767 [X. Wang/X. Wang/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37208: authorized by Xiaoming Wang, entered by Xiaoming Wang on 05.03.2004, edited by Patricia Holroyd and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp.1 Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
"Chelydropsis cf. sanctihenrici" = Chelydropsis decheni1
"Chelydropsis cf. sanctihenrici" = Chelydropsis decheni1 Meyer 1852 turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Ergilemys bruneti n. sp.1 Broin 1977 turtle
 Rodentia - Theridomyidae
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Pseudocricetodon cf. thaleri2 Hugueney 1969 mouse
LM specimens
Adelomyarion vireti2 Hugueney 1969 mouse
LM specimens
Melissiodon quercyi2 Schaub 1920 mouse
LM specimens
Eucricetodon praecursor2 Schaub 1925 mouse
LM specimens
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Pseudodryomys sp.3 de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Peridyromys murinus3 Pomel 1853 dormouse
Glirudinus glirulus3 Dehm 1935 dormouse
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomys sp.3 Schlosser 1884 rodent
Rhodanomys sp.3 Depéret and Douxami 1902 rodent
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Plesiosminthus schaubi3 Viret 1926 jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Amphilagus sp.3 Tobien 1974 pika
Piezodus sp.3 Viret 1929 pika
 Placentalia -
Lipotyphla indet.3 Haeckel 1866 placental
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Protapirus aginensis3 Richard 1938 tapir
NMB Lm 420-422 and 1404
 Carnivora - Ailuridae
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Hyaenodon leptorhynchus5 Laizer and Parieu 1838 eutherian
 Marsupialia -
 Artiodactyla -
Palaeochoerus gergovianus3 even-toed ungulate
Doliochoerus quercyi3 even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Cainotheriidae
Cainotherium commune3 Bravard 1835 even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla -
Microbunodon minimum3 even-toed ungulate
Anthracotherium magnum3 Cuvier 1822 even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae
Amphitragulus quercyi3 Filhol 1887 ruminant
 Artiodactyla -
Dremotherium quercyi4 Filhol 1887 ruminant
Dremotherium guthi n. sp.4 Jehenne 1987 ruminant
 Artiodactyla - Moschidae