A new giant cricetine from the basal Pliocene of Mallorca (Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean): biostratigraphic nexus with continental mammal zones

@article{TorresRoig2019ANG,
  title={A new giant cricetine from the basal Pliocene of Mallorca (Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean): biostratigraphic nexus with continental mammal zones},
  author={Enric Torres-Roig and J. Agust{\'i} and P. Bover and J. A. Alcover},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2019},
  volume={31},
  pages={559 - 573}
}
  • Enric Torres-Roig, J. Agustí, +1 author J. A. Alcover
  • Published 2019
  • Geology
  • Historical Biology
  • Abstract A new insular giant species of Apocricetus (M1 length > 4.22 mm, upper teeth row length > 10.90 mm) is described from dental, mandibular and cranial material recovered at the Na Burguesa-1 site (Mallorca, Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean), a Zanclean palaeokarst deposit chronologically close to the refilling of the Mediterranean after the Messinian Salinity Crisis. Apocricetus darderi sp. nov. shows a close relationship with the mainland species A. alberti (MN13), an Iberian… CONTINUE READING
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