Riera de Tordell (Eocene of Spain)

Where: Catalonia, Spain (41.8° N, 1.8° E: paleocoordinates 38.6° N, 1.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Upper Ludian to lower Sanoisian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray 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 39015: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 18.05.2004, edited by John Alroy

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Taxonomic list

 Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Palaeotherium magnum Cuvier 1804 odd-toed ungulate