Cañadón Las Totoras level 9 (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (51.4° S, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 52.0° S, 63.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Tauber, 1997: nivel fosilífero 10 (Tauber, 1997), last level of Estancia La Coste. Estancia La Angelina follows (>10)

•All the remains come from sediments assigned to the Santa Cruz Formation (late early Miocene).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. A. Tauber. 1997. Bioestratigrafía de la Formación Santa Cruz (Mioceno Inferior) en el extremo sudeste de la Patagonia. Ameghiniana 34(4):517-529 [P. Mannion/M. Kouvari]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 206242: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Miranta Kouvari on 05.11.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia -
Neoreomys cf. australis Ameghino 1887 caviomorph
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Protypotherium australe Moreno 1882 notoungulate
 Notoungulata - Hegetotheriidae
Hegetotherium mirabile Ameghino 1887 notoungulate
 Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae
Arctodictis munizi Mercerat 1891 metatherian