Estancia El Fuerte (Paleocene of Argentina)

Where: Rio Negro, Argentina (41.1° S, 65.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.8° S, 53.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: El Fuerte Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Catedra de Paleontologia of the Universidad de Buenos Aires (CPBA)

Primary reference: S. Casadío, M. F. Rodriguez, V. A. Reichler and H. H. Camacho. 1999. Tertiary nautiloids from Patagonia, southern Argentina. Ameghiniana 36:189-202 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171148: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.07.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Hercoglossidae
Hercoglossa rionegrensis n. sp. Reichler 1995 nautiloid
CPBA 15859 (holotype), CPBA15860