Cetina de Aragon (Miocene of Spain)

Where: Zaragoza, Spain (41.3° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 3.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: MN 2 (22.4 - 20.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; argillaceous, calcareous conglomerate

• The microfauna was collected from a conglomerate, consisting of small limestone pebbles in a green clay matrix.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Daams. 1974. Pseudodryomys (Gliridae, Rodentia, Mammalia) from early and middle Miocene deposits in Spain I and II. Proceedings of the Koninkljike Nederlandse Akademie Van Wetenschappen 77(3):201-240 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35750: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 06.01.2004, edited by Lars van den Hoek Ostende and Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eucricetodon cetinensis n. sp.1 mouse
M1, m1-m3
Eucricetodon gerandianus1 Gervais 1848 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Palaeosciurus feignouxi Pomel 1953 squirrel
Heteroxerus sp.1 Stehlin and Schaub 1951 squirrel
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Pseudodryomys simplicidens1 de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Pseudodryomys ibericus1 de Bruijn 1966 dormouse
Peridyromys murinus2 Pomel 1853 dormouse
from NOW
Nievella mayri n. gen. n. sp.1 Daams 1976 dormouse
1d4, 1m2, 1M1,2
Glis truyolsi n. sp.1 Daams 1976 dormouse
n. sp.
Armantomys bijmai3 dormouse
1m1, 1m2
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Pseudotheridomys parvulus2 rodent
from NOW
Ritteneria manca rodent
D4, P4, M1-M3, d4, p4, m1,2, m3
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Steneofiber eseri2 beaver
from NOW
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Phoberogale ginesticus2 bear
from NOW
Cephalogale sp.3 Jourdan 1862 bear
Zaragocyon daamsi2 Ginsburg and Morales 1995 bear
from NOW
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Ysengrinia gerandiana3 Viret 1929 bear-dog
Haplocyonoides mordax2 H├╝rzeler 1940 bear-dog
from NOW
 Carnivora -
Proailurus sp.3 Filhol 1879 carnivoran
Herpestides sp.3 de Beaumont 1967 carnivoran
Herpestides antiquus2 de Blainville 1842 carnivoran
from NOW
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata -
Palaeochoerus typus3 Pomel 1847 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Hypertragulidae
 Ungulata -
Dremotherium cetinensis n. sp.3 Ginsburg et al. 1994 ruminant
 Ungulata - Moschidae
Bedenomeryx truyolsi n. sp.3 Ginsburg et al. 1994 musk deer
Oriomeryx major3 musk deer