The dormice from the Zuurland boreholes are described. Despite the scantiness of the material (there are only seven teeth available) it is possible to identify two taxa: Eliomys briellensis n. sp. and Muscardinus pliocaenicus. The finds confirm earlier suggestions that the 42-66 m depth range of the Zuurland boreholes contains a faunistic unity and that it can be dated to the Early Pleistocene.

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J.W.F. Reumer. (2001). Gliridae (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the Zuurland boreholes near Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Deinsea, 8(1), 41–48.