Cabo Buen Tiempo level 9.1 (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as Cape Fairweather, Rudd's Estancia, Estancia Cabo Buen Tiempo, Cañadon Palo

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (51.6° S, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 52.2° S, 63.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Estancia La Costa = levels 1-10 and Estancia Angelina levels >10

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: 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: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 206244: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Miranta Kouvari on 05.11.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae
Astrapotherium sp. Burmeister 1879 placental