Casaseca de Campeán (Z-5) (Eocene to of Spain)

Also known as Las Zorras

Where: Zamora, Spain (41.4° N, 5.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 8.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: MP 13 to MP 13 (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• Middle Rhenanian, MP 13-14, Geisaltal OMK-Egerkingen reference levels, middle Eocene

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. A. Cuesta Ruiz-Colmenares. 1992. Perisodáctilos del Paleógeno de Castilla y León. Vertebrados fósiles de Castilla y León 111-120 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41073: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 06.07.2004, edited by David Nicholson

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Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
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Reptilia
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Allaeochelys sp.3 Noulet 1867 turtle
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Neochelys aff. salmanticensis4 Jimenez 1971 sideneck turtle
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
? Pelomedusidae indet.3 Cope 1868 sideneck turtle
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Lophiodontidae
Lophiodontidae indet. Gill 1872 odd-toed ungulate
Lophiodontidae indet.1 Gill 1872 odd-toed ungulate
sp. B
Lophiodontidae indet.1 Gill 1872 odd-toed ungulate
sp. A
Lophiodon cf. tapirotherium Desmarest 1822 odd-toed ungulate
Paralophiodon aff. isselense odd-toed ungulate
Lophiodon isselense in Roman 1922
 Perissodactyla -
Pachynolophus sp. Pomel 1847 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Pachynolophidae
Plagiolophus casasecaensis n. sp.2 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Palaeotheriidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 odd-toed ungulate