Capanema (Miocene of Brazil)

Also known as Quarry B-5

Where: Para, Brazil (1.2° S, 47.2° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 43.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pirabas Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Paula Couto. 1967. Contribuicao a paleontologia do Estado do Para. Um Sirenio na Formacao Pirabas. Atas so Simposio Sobre a Biota Amazonica 1:345-357 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65163: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
Gavialoidea indet.1 crocodilian
MPEG 1130-V (partial portion of mandibular symphysis) and MPEG 1010-V (right lateral portion of mandibular symphysis)
Mammalia
 Sirenia -
"Sirenotherium pirabensis" = Sirenotherium pirabense
"Sirenotherium pirabensis" = Sirenotherium pirabense Paula Couto 1967 sirenian
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Dugongidae indet.2 Gray 1821 dugong
cf. Rytiodus sp.2 Lartet 1866 dugong