10 miles south of Coy Inlet (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as 15 km south of Coy Inlet

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (51.2° S, 69.1° W: paleocoordinates 51.8° 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 176585: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 17.02.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Nesodon imbricatus2 Owen 1846 notoungulate
YPM-VPPU 1500, mandible; 15336, cranium, mandible
Adinotherium ovinum2 Owen 1846 notoungulate
YPM-VPPU 15004, humerus, ulna; 15127, femur; 15136, mandible; 15966, humerus
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Interatherium robustum2 Ameghino 1891 notoungulate
YPM-VPPU 15202, humerus, tibia; 15296, cranium, mandible; 15300, cranium, mandible
 Notoungulata - Protypotheriidae
Protypotherium praerutilum2 Ameghino 1887 notoungulate
YPM-VPPU 15161, femur, tibia
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Proeutatus robustus n. sp.5 armadillo
YPM-VPPU 15214, skull and postcrania, type; YPM-VPPU 15957, skeleton
 Cingulata - Peltephilidae
Peltephilus strepens5 Ameghino 1887 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15390, postcrania
 Xenarthra - Myrmecophagidae
Protamandua rothi1 Ameghino 1904 edentate
FMNH 13134, astragalus, rib, vertebrae fragments (said by ref. 58233 to come from "La Costa farm, 8 miles south of Coyle"); YPM-VPPU 1567, partial skull
 Xenarthra -
Eucholoeops fronto1 Ameghino 1891 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15314, mandible
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Hapalops ponderosus n. sp.1 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15520, skull and postcrania, type
Hapalops elongatus1 Ameghino 1891 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15155, postcrania; 15160, skull and postcrania
Hapalops angustipalatus1 Ameghino 1891 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15562, skull and postcrania
Hapalops indifferens1 Ameghino 1887 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15110, skull, mandible, postcrania
 Xenarthra -
Pelecyodon cristatus1 Ameghino 1891 edentate
YPM-VPPU 15049, skull
 Ungulata - Astrapotheriidae
Astrapotherium magnum2 Owen 1853 eutherian
YPM-VPPU 15142, mandible; 15261, cranium; 15332, cranium and mandible
 Sparassodonta -
"Cladosictis patagonica" = Cladosictis patagonica3, "Cladosictis petersoni n. sp." = Cladosictis patagonica3, Sipalocyon gracilis3
"Cladosictis patagonica" = Cladosictis patagonica3 Ameghino 1887 metatherian
PU 15015 = UCMP 26617, dentary c-m4; PU 15046, skull, mandible, partial skeleton; PU 15097, dentary c, dp3-m2, erupting m3, unerupted p3; PU 15170, skull, mandible, partial skeleton
"Cladosictis petersoni n. sp." = Cladosictis patagonica3 Ameghino 1887 metatherian
PU 15702, partial skull and skeleton, holotype
Sipalocyon gracilis3 Ameghino 1887 metatherian
PU 15312, lower jaw and upper teeth fragments; PU 15148, maxilla P1, P3-M4; PU 15029, skull and mandible; PU 15154, skull, postcrania
 Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae
Borhyaena tuberata4 Ameghino 1887 metatherian