La Llagosta (Valles Oriental) (Miocene to of Spain)

Also known as Montcada

Where: Barcelona, Spain (41.5° N, 2.2° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 1.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Bone Bed Formation, Tortonian to Tortonian (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; fine-grained, calcareous mudstone

• There is more information about the lithology and geology, but needs translation.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection of Museo Municipal de Montcada i Reixac. Collected by senyora Emilia Revelli.

Primary reference: J. Vicente Castells. 1985. Noticia sobre un rinocerotid trobat a La Llagosta, terme de Montcada (Valles Oriental). Butlleti del Centre d'Estudis de la Natura del Barcelones-Nord, Santa Coloma de Gramenet 1:21-23 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38152: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 15.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Aceratherium sp. Kaup 1834 rhinoceros
1 skull