Cabo Buen Tiempo level 9.1: Santacrucian, Argentina

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae
Astrapotherium sp. Burmeister 1879
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Santa Cruz
Coordinates: 51.6° South, 69.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:52.2° South, 63.2° 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 La Costa = levels 1-10 and Estancia Angelina levels >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
Also known as:Cape Fairweather, Rudd's Estancia, Estancia Cabo Buen Tiempo, Cañadon Palo
Database number:206244
Authorizer:P. Mannion Enterer:M. Kouvari
Modifier:M. Kouvari Research group:vertebrate
Subset of collection #:27313
Created:2019-11-05 07:24:39 Last modified:2020-06-17 04:31:45
Access level:the public Released:2019-11-05 07:24:39
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]