Cabezo Plaza de Toros (Pliocene of Spain)

Where: Spain (37.2° N, 7.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 7.5° W)

When: Huelva Sands Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Rahmat, F. Muniz, A. Toscano, R. Esperante, and I. Koretsky. 2018. First European record of Homiphoca (Phocidae: Monachinae: Lobodontini) and its bearing on the paleobiogeography of the genus. Historical Biology [M. Uhen/E. Holliday/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 197273: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Nathan Labell on 29.10.2018, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Phocidae
Homiphoca indet. Muizon and Hendey 1980 seal