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

Also known as Rinconada de los López

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.4° S, 68.8° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° S, 58.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmiento Formation, Casamayoran (56.0 - 48.0 Ma)

• Locality 2: Casamayoran probably

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Reposited in the AMNH

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49899: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 01.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Astrapotheria - Trigonostylopidae
Trigonostylops sp. Ameghino 1897 placental
AMNH 114038
 Notoungulata - Notostylopidae
Notostylops sp. Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
AMNH 114039
 Notoungulata - Isotemnidae
Pleurostylodon sp. Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
AMNH 114037
Pleurostylodon cf. similis Ameghino 1901 notoungulate
AMNH 28946