Mamíferos del Mioceno inferior de las Bardenas Reales de Navarra (Cuenca del Ebro, Península Ibérica)

Munibe 01/2004; 55:7-102.
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Las Bardenas Reales de Navarra se encuentran en el borde NW de la cuenca terciaria del Ebro. Los sedimentos que podemos encontrar en la mayor parte del área de estudio pertenecen a facies fluvio-palustres de la Formación Tudela. Las localidades fosilíferas estarían incluidas dentro de la Biozona MN2b-MN3 (Biozonas Z-A del Rambliense o Aquitaniense superior-Burdigaliense inferior). En esta área se han encontrado restos fósiles de peces, anfibios, lagartos, anfisbénidos, serpientes, tortugas, cocodrilos, flamencos y los mamíferos que se describen en este trabajo como insectívoros, quirópteros, castores, eomíidos, glíridos, esciúridos, cricétidos, lagomorfos, perisodáctilos y artiodáctilos. The Bardenas Reales of Navarre are located on the NW border of the tertiary Ebro basin. Most of the deposits in the area correspond to fluvio-palustrine facies of the Tudela Formation. The fossiliferous localities probably belong to the Biozones MN2b-MN3 (Biozones Z-A of the lower Ramblian or upper Aquitanian-lower Burdigalian). The fossil remains belong to fish, flamingos and the mammals here described, such as insectivorous, chiropterans, beavers, eomyids, glirids, sciurids, cricetids, lagomorphs, perissodactyls and artiodactyls.

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