Gatunicillo (Eocene of Panama)

Where: Panama (9.3° N, 79.7° W: paleocoordinates 6.8° N, 77.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Gatuncillo Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UNSM

Primary reference: E. Cadena, J. R. Bourque, A. F. Rincon, J. I. Bloch, C. A. Jaramillo and B. J. MacFadden. 2012. New turtles (Chelonia) from the late Eocene through Late Miocene of the Panama Canal Basin. Journal of Paleontology 86(3):539-557 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 149588: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.08.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
"Podocnemididae indet." = Podocnemidae
"Podocnemididae indet." = Podocnemidae Cope 1868 sideneck turtle