Monte Tigre Level 8.1: Santacrucian, Argentina

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Cingulata - Propalaehoplophoridae
Cochlops debilis Ameghino 1891
Mammalia - Cingulata - Chlamyphoridae
Proeutatus oenophorus (Ameghino 1887)
recombined as Proeutatus oenophorum
Pelecyodon sp. Ameghino 1891
Pelecyodon cristatus Ameghino 1891
Mammalia - Megalonychidae
Hapalops sp. Ameghino 1887
Hapalops indifferens Ameghino 1887
Pseudhapalops rutimeyeri (Ameghino 1891)
original and current combination Hapalops rutimeyeri
Hapalops gracilidens Ameghino 1891
Megalonychotherium atavus Scott 1903
Mammalia - Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Interatherium sp. Ameghino 1887
Protypotherium australe (Moreno 1882)
Mammalia - Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Nesodon sp. Owen 1846
Adinotherium ovinum (Owen 1846)
Adinotherium cf. ovinum (Owen 1846)
Adinotherium robustum Ameghino 1891
synonym of Adinotherium ovinum
Mammalia - Panameriungulata - Proterotheriidae
Licaphrium floweri Ameghino 1887
"Proterotherium" intermedium Ameghino 1894
Mammalia - Rodentia - Chinchillidae
Prolagostomus obliquidens
Mammalia - Rodentia - Eocardiidae
Eocardiidae indet. Ameghino 1891
Mammalia - Rodentia
Neoreomys australis Ameghino 1887
Neoreomys cf. australis Ameghino 1887
Mammalia - Sparassodonta
Prothylacynus patagonicus Ameghino 1891
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Santa Cruz
Coordinates: 51.3° South, 69.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:52.0° South, 63.3° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:small collection
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
Stratigraphy comments: Estancia Angelina (levels >10) is on top of Estancia la Costa member (levels 1-10)
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:206237
Authorizer:P. Mannion Enterer:M. Kouvari
Modifier:M. Kouvari Research group:vertebrate
Subset of collection #:176581
Created:2019-11-05 07:01:00 Last modified:2020-06-17 04:30:15
Access level:the public Released:2019-11-05 07:01:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

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]

Secondary references:

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]