Italian Journal of Geosciences - Vol. 132 (2013) f.1

Just a few: rodents and lagomorphs in the Plio-Pleistocene fossil record of the Upper Valdarno Basin

Lorenzo Rook(*) & Chiara Angelone(**)
(*) Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Firenze. Via La Pira, 4 - 50125 Firenze (Italy). E-mail: (**) Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s/n, 08193, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona (Spain). E-mail:

Volume: 132 (2013) f.1
Pages: 98-103


The Plio-Pleistocene vertebrate fossil record of the Upper Valdarno Basin (Tuscany, Italy) is well known because of the large mammal collections. Although the small mammals have a documentation that is not even comparable with that of the large mammals; their record from Upper Valdarno Basin is known since early 1800's papers and includes a number of type specimen of species named by early researchers. We present here an overview of the rodents and lagomorphs distribution within the stratigraphic framework of the Upper Valdarno Basin.


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