Escobosa de Calatañazor (Miocene of Spain)

Also known as Escobosa de Calatanyazor

Where: Soria, Spain (41.6° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 4.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Middle Miocene.

Environment/lithology: karst

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Sese Benito and N. Lopez Martinez. 1977. El yacimiento de Escobosa de Calatanyazor (Soria) y su aportacion a la bioestratigraphia del Neogeno de la meseta castellana. In M.T. Alberdi and E. Aguirre (eds) Round-table on mastostratigraphy of the W. Mediterranean Neogene. Trabajos Sobre Neogeno-Cuaternario, Madrid. 7:35-40 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 40755: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 30.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Aves
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Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
Reptilia
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguidae indet. Gray 1825 lizard
 Squamata - Colubridae
Colubridae indet. Oppel 1811 colubrid snake
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Fahlbuschia sp. Mein and Freudenthal 1971 mouse
Megacricetodon minor Lartet 1851 mouse
Megacricetodon crusafonti Freudenthal 1963 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Spermophilinus sp. de Bruijn and Mein 1968 squirrel
Heteroxerus grivensis Major 1893 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
"Eliomys" sp., ""Eliomys" cf. hartenbergeri" = Tempestia hartenbergeri, "cf. Peridyromys dehmi" = Myomimus dehmi, Armantomys sp., Armantomys tricristatus
"Eliomys" sp. Wagner 1840 dormouse
""Eliomys" cf. hartenbergeri" = Tempestia hartenbergeri de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
"cf. Peridyromys dehmi" = Myomimus dehmi de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Glirinae cf. Peridyromys sp.
Armantomys sp. de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Armantomys tricristatus López 1977 dormouse
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Prolagus oeningensis König 1825 pika
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Amphechinus cf. ginsburgi Baudelot 1972 hedgehog
Galerix exilis de Blainville 1839 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
cf. Talpa sp. n. sp. Linnaeus 1758 mole
Talpidae indet. cf. Talpa nov. sp. de gran talla (large size).
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Soricidae indet. Fischer 1814 shrew
types I and II. Type 1 is larger than Miosorex grivensis.
 Chiroptera -
Chiroptera indet. Blumenbach 1779 bat
Amphibia
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