Snow Hill, next to (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.3° S, 56.7° W: paleocoordinates 64.1° S, 59.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Submeseta Member (La Meseta Formation), Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Patagonian?; See Reguero et al 2013, p. 76 table 5.1 for age information

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Wiman. 1905. Über die Alttertiären vertebraten der Seymourinsel. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen südpolar-expedition 3(1):1-35 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 77358: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.01.2008

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Sphenisciformes -
"Pachypteryx grandis n. gen. n. sp." = Anthropornis grandis, "Anthropornis nordenskjoldii n. gen. n. sp." = Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi, "Delphinornis larsenii n. gen. n. sp." = Delphinornis larseni
"Pachypteryx grandis n. gen. n. sp." = Anthropornis grandis Wiman 1905 penguin
"Anthropornis nordenskjoldii n. gen. n. sp." = Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi Wiman 1905 penguin
"Delphinornis larsenii n. gen. n. sp." = Delphinornis larseni Wiman 1905 penguin
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
"Eosphaeniscus gunnari n. gen. n. sp." = Palaeeudyptes gunnari, "Ichtyopteryx gracilis n. gen. n. sp." = Delphinornis gracilis
"Eosphaeniscus gunnari n. gen. n. sp." = Palaeeudyptes gunnari Wiman 1905 penguin
"Ichtyopteryx gracilis n. gen. n. sp." = Delphinornis gracilis Wiman 1905 penguin
Mammalia
 Pelagiceti - Basilosauridae
"Zeuglodon sp." = Basilosaurus
"Zeuglodon sp." = Basilosaurus Harlan 1834 whale