Paso del Catalán (coll. Sellow) (Pleistocene of Uruguay)

Also known as Passo del Catalán

Where: Paysandú , Uruguay (32.1° S, 58.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° S, 57.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Friedrich von Sellow in 1814-1831; reposited in the MfN

Primary reference: C. Weiss. 1830. Über das südliche Ende des gegebirgzuges von Brasilien in der Provinz do Sul und der Banda Oriental oder dem Staate von Montevideo: nach den Sammlungen des hernn Fr. Sellow. Abhanlungen Physikal Klasse Königliche Akamische Wissenshcaft 217-293 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190522: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinites sellovii n. sp. Weiss 1830 turtle
MfN MB.R. 2480-2487 (syntypes), plastral fragments