Tarazona de Aragon (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Zaragoza, Spain (41.9° N, 1.7° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• MN4b or 5. Aragonian.

Environment/lithology:

Primary reference: H. Astibia, A. V. Mazo, J. Morales, C. Sese, D. Soria and G. G. Valdes. 1984. Mamiferos del Mioceno Medio de Tarazona de Aragon. In 'I Congreso Espanol de Geologia' 1984. 1:383-390 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40716: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 28.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Fahlbuschia koenigswaldi Freudenthal 1963 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Microdyromys koenigswaldi de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Pseudodryomys sp. de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Pseudodryomys cf. ibericus-simplicidens
Armantomys sp. de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Hispanotherium sp. Crusafont and Villalta 1947 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Anchitherium sp. von Meyer 1844 anchitheriine horse
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
cf. Soricidae indet. Fischer 1814 shrew
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Hemicyon cf. sansaniensis Lartet 1851 bear
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium angustidens Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
 Artiodactyla - Cainotheriidae
"Caenotherium miocaenicum" = Cainotherium
"Caenotherium miocaenicum" = Cainotherium even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae
Palaeomeryx sp. von Meyer 1834 ruminant
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Eotragus sp. Pilgrim 1939 antelope
 Artiodactyla - Moschidae
Micromeryx sp. Lartet 1851 musk deer