Barranco de la Ventosilla (Oligocene of Spain)

Where: Zamora, Spain (41.2° N, 5.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 8.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Jimenez Fuentes. 1977. Sinopsis sobre los yacimientos fosilíferos paleógenos de la privincia de Zamora. Boletín Geológico y Minero 88:357-364 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45326: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 19.10.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Site originally studied by Corrales, Corrochano, and Valladares 1974
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelomedusidae indet. Cope 1868 sideneck turtle
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian