Puerta de Corral Quemado (Neogene of Argentina)

Also known as Unit 32 of Corral Quemado Formation

Where: Catamarca, Argentina (27.2° S, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° S, 65.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Corral Quemado Formation, Montehermosan (6.8 - 4.0 Ma)

• "unit 32 of Corral Quemado Formation at Puerta de Corral Quemado, Departamento de BelĂ©n, Catamarca Province, Northwest Argentina"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by R. D. Thorne; reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall. 1981. Review of the Hathlyacyninae, an extinct subfamily of South American "dog-like" marsupials. Fieldiana Geology 7:1-120 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176757: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 29.02.2016, edited by Grace Varnham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sparassodonta -
Borhyaenidium riggsi n. sp. Marshall 1981 metatherian
FMNH P14409, jaw fragments, holotype
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Lutreolina sp. Thomas 1910 lutrine opossum
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Paleuphractus argentinus Moreno and Mercerat 1891 armadillo
 Cingulata - Glyptodontidae
Eleutherocercus solidus Rovereto 1914 glyptodon
FMNH-P 14446
 Megatherioidea - Nothrotheriidae
Pronothrotherium typicum Ameghino 1907 edentate
 Panameriungulata - Proterotheriidae
 Panameriungulata - Macraucheniidae
Promacrauchenia antiqua Ameghino 1887 placental
 Rodentia - Myocastoridae
Paramyocastor diligens Ameghino 1888 caviomorph
 Notoungulata - Hegetotheriidae
Hemihegetotherium sp. Rovereto 1914 notoungulate
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Xotodon sp. Ameghino 1887 notoungulate