Las Cascadas, Barrancan (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.0° S, 68.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.4° S, 58.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Barrancan mammal zone, Sarmiento Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Barrancan SALMA, late Middle Eocene (Woodburne et al. 2014).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. A. Reguero and F. J. Prevosti. 2010. Rodent-like notoungulates (Typotheria) from Gran Barranca, Chubut Province, Argentina: phylogeny and systematics. In R. H. Madden, A. A. Carlini, M. G. Vucetich, R. F. Kay (eds.), The Paleontology of Gran Barranca: Evolution and Environmental Change through the Middle Cenozoic of Patagonia 148-165 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176468: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 13.02.2016, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Notoungulata - Archaeopithecidae
Archaeopithecus rogeri Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
MLP 93-XI-22-3 and 16