Sardara Amphitragulus boulangeri site (Miocene of Italy)

Also known as Sardegna, Sardinia

Where: Sardegna, Italy (39.6° N, 8.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 2.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; yellow claystone

• yellowish marly-clayey

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: salvage,

• Mandible and bone fragments of A. boulangeri were originally found during excavation of a well at about 10 m depth.

Primary reference: I. C. Caria. 1953. L'Amphitragulus boulangeri Pomel, primo mammifero terrestre segnalato nel miocene della Sardegna. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 59(2):91-95 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/R. Whatley]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37214: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 05.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Artyodactyla: Ruminantia (suborder): Cervoidea: Palaeomerycidae: Amphitragulus boulangeri Pomel (1895 or 1854, Table 3, fig 1).
 Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae
Amphitragulus boulangeri ruminant
incomplete mandible and a small fragment of bone