Capo Figari, Golfo Aranci, NE of the Island of Sardinia (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Island of Sardinia, Italy (41.0° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 8.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: MN 16 (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Upper Pliocene, apparently correspnding to the MN 16 of Pierre Mein.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

• Perhaps a cave or a fissure fill.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Details on the locality are unknown

Primary reference: B. Engesser. 1976. Tyrrhenoglis majori, ein neuer fossiler Gliride (Rodentia, Mammalia) aus Sardinien. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 69(3):783-793 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37571: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 17.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Gliridae
Tyrrhenoglis majori n. gen. n. sp.
Tyrrhenoglis majori n. gen. n. sp. Engesser 1976 dormouse
type occurrence