Cañadón Silva Fossiliferous Level 5.1: Santacrucian, Argentina

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Megalonychidae
Hapalops cf. elongatus Ameghino 1891
Tauber 1997
Mammalia - Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Protypotherium attenatum
Tauber 1997
Mammalia - Notoungulata - Homalodotheriidae
Homalodotherium cunninghami Flower 1884
Tauber 1997
Mammalia - Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Adinotherium robustum Ameghino 1891
Tauber 1997
synonym of Adinotherium ovinum
Mammalia - Panameriungulata - Proterotheriidae
Thoatherium minusculum Ameghino 1887
Tauber 1997
Mammalia - Rodentia
Stichomys regularis Ameghino 1887
Tauber 1997
Spaniomys riparius Ameghino 1887
Tauber 1997
Neoreomys australis Ameghino 1887
Tauber 1997
Mammalia - Sparassodonta
Cladosictis patagonica Ameghino 1887
MPM-PV 3584 - watch out this occurrence also exists in Canadon Silva general locality
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Santa Cruz
Coordinates: 51.2° South, 69.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:51.8° South, 63.4° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:local area
Period: Neogene Epoch: Miocene
Stage: Burdigalian 10 m.y. bin: Cenozoic 5
Key time interval: Santacrucian
Age range of interval: 17.4 - 16.2 m.y. ago
Formation:Santa Cruz Member:Estancia La Costa
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:paleoecologic analysis
Database number:176635
Authorizer:J. Zijlstra, P. Mannion Enterer:J. Zijlstra, M. Kouvari
Modifier:M. Kouvari Research group:vertebrate
Subset of collection #:176584
Created:2016-02-19 09:31:02 Last modified:2020-06-17 04:28:20
Access level:the public Released:2016-02-19 09:31:02
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

58202. F. J. Prevosti, A. M. Forasiepi, M. D. Ercoli and G. F. Turazzini. 2012. Paleoecology of the mammalian carnivores (Metatheria, Sparassodonta) of the Santa Cruz Formation (late Early Miocene). In S. F. Vizcaíno, R. F. Kay, M. S. Bargo (eds.), Early Miocene Paleobiology in Patagonia: High-Latitude Paleocommunities of the Santa Cruz Formation 173-193 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra]

Secondary references:

70785 A. A. Tauber. 1997. Bioestratigrafía de la Formación Santa Cruz (Mioceno Inferior) en el extremo sudeste de la Patagonia. Ameghiniana 34(4):517-529 [P. Mannion/M. Kouvari]
72751 A. A. Tauber. 1999. Los vertebrados de la Formacion Santa Cruz (Mioceno inferior-medio) en el extremo sureste de la Patagonia y su significado paleoecológico. Revista Espagnola de Paleontologia 14(2):173-182 [P. Mannion/M. Kouvari]