Locality IV, Tapera de López, Paso de Indios (Eocene to of Argentina)

Also known as Rinconada de los López

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.5° S, 68.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° S, 59.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Eocene to Eocene (56.0 - 23.0 Ma)

• Probably represents a temporally mixed assemblage

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall, R. L. Cifelli, R. E. Drake and G. H. Curtis. 1986. Vertebrate paleontology, geology, and geochronology of the Tapera de López and Scarritt Pocket, Chubut Province, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 60(4):920-951 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38877: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 12.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae
Protarchaeohyrax gracilis2 Roth 1904 notoungulate
AMNH 114043
Archaeotypotherium propheticus1 Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
AMNH 28943, 29844, 28955
 Notoungulata - Notohippidae
? Rhynchippus equinus Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
AMNH 114042
 Notoungulata - Isotemnidae
Pleurostylodon sp. Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
AMNH 114040
 Notoungulata - Notostylopidae
Notostylops sp. Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
AMNH 114041