A new early Pliocene murine rodent from the Iberian Peninsula and its biostratigraphic implications

  title={A new early Pliocene murine rodent from the Iberian Peninsula and its biostratigraphic implications},
  author={P. Pi{\~n}ero and D. Verzi},
  journal={Acta Palaeontologica Polonica},
In the last years, a murine identified as Paraethomys aff. abaigari has been repeatedly recognized in several early Pliocene localities of the Iberian Peninsula. We have revised these occurrences, as well as other samples of similar morphology, and propose that all these records correspond to a new species. We diagnose Paraethomys baeticus sp. nov. based on a large sample from the early Ruscinian site of Baza-1 (Guadix-Baza Basin, Spain). It is a medium-sized representative of the genus, with… Expand
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