Santa Clara (Eocene of Spain)

Where: Salamanca, Spain (42.9° N, 3.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 6.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Entrala Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: P. Peláez-Campomanes, A. De la Peña, and N. Lopéz Martínez. 1989. Primeras faunas de micromamiferos del Paleogeno de la Cuenca del Duero. Studia Geologica Salmanticensia 5:135-157 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/L. van den Hoek Ostende]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41311: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 12.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
cf. Palaeoryctidae indet. Winge 1917 eutherian
 Primates - Notharctidae
Anchomomys cf. stehlini Gingerich 1977 primate
 Rodentia - Chapattimyidae
cf. Chapattimyidae indet. Hussain et al. 1978 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys sp. Wood 1959 rodent
 Placentalia -
cf. Anagalida indet. Szalay and McKenna 1971 placental
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Peratherium matronense Crochet 1979 marsupial
 Artiodactyla - Dichobunidae
cf. Dichobunidae indet. Gill 1872 even-toed ungulate