Sallent (Eocene of Spain)

Where: Catalonia, Spain (42.2° N, 1.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 1.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Upper Ludian to lower Sanoisian; Biozone 9-10

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandy marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Crusafont-Pairo and J. M. Golpe-Posse. 1974. Nuevos yacimientos del Terciario continental del N.E. de España. Acta Geologica Hispánica 9:81-83 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39011: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 18.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
Melanoides sp. Olivier 1804 snail
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Palaeotherium sp. Cuvier 1804 odd-toed ungulate