Monte Tigre–Cañadón Totoras (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as Estancia La Angelina

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (51.3° S, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 51.9° S, 63.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Estancia La Angelina Member (Santa Cruz Formation), Santacrucian (17.5 - 16.3 Ma)

• Estancia La Angelina (= Monte Tigre of Tauber [1997]), Santa Cruz Province, Argentina; Santa Cruz Formation

• member-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 176587: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 17.02.2016, edited by Miranta Kouvari and Grace Varnham

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Taxonomic list

 Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae
Prothylacynus patagonicus4 Ameghino 1891 metatherian
"Cañadón Totoras"
Borhyaena tuberata4 Ameghino 1887 metatherian
"Estancia La Angelina"
Arctodictis munizi3 Mercerat 1891 metatherian
CORD-PZ 1210–1/5, a near-complete skull ("Cañadón Las Totoras", fossiliferous level 9)
 Notoungulata - Hegetotheriidae
Pachyrukhos sp.5 Ameghino 1885 notoungulate
 Megatherioidea - Megalonychidae
Eucholoeops ingens2 Ameghino 1887 edentate
FMNH P13125
 Cingulata - Chlamyphoridae
"Proeutatus oenophorus" = Proeutatus oenophorum6
"Proeutatus oenophorus" = Proeutatus oenophorum6 Ameghino 1887 edentate
FMNH P 13197, skull and skeleton
 Rodentia - Chinchillidae
Prolagostomus sp.5 Ameghino 1887 chinchilid
 Rodentia -
Stichomys sp.1 Ameghino 1887 caviomorph
MLP 68-I-16-6