Yack Harvey (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as Cañadón Jack, Yak-Harvey

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (50.4° S, 69.1° W: paleocoordinates 51.0° S, 63.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Santa Cruz Formation, Santacrucian (17.5 - 16.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: S. F. Vizcaíno, R. F. Kay, and M. S. Bargo. 2012. Background for a paleoecological study of the Santa Cruz Formation (late Early Miocene) on the Atlantic Coast of Patagonia. In S. F. Vizcaí­no, R. F. Kay, M. S. Bargo (eds.), Early Miocene Paleobiology in Patagonia: High-Latitude Paleocommunities of the Santa Cruz Formation 1-22 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176567: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 17.02.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
cf. Asterostemma depressa2 Ameghino 1889 glyptodon
MACN-A 7663, partial skull
 Sparassodonta -
Cladosictis patagonica1 Ameghino 1887 metatherian
MACN 6288, left and right mandible with teeth; MACN 6289, maxilla M1-2; MACN 6290–6292, isolated teeth; MACN 6293–6298, postcranial fragments; MACN 9386, dentary m3-4