Quebrada Collazo (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: San Sebastian County, Puerto Rico (18.3° N, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 17.6° N, 66.0° W)

When: Lares Limestone Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• Late Oligocene (27.17–24.70 Ma; Velez-Juarbe et al., 2014).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Velez-Juarbe and D. P. Domning. 2015. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. XI. Callistosiren boriquensis, gen. et sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology e885034 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 165748: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Callistosiren boriquensis n. gen. n. sp. Velez-Juarbe and Domning 2015 dugong