Laguna de Vitel (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as Chascomus

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (35.6° S, 58.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.8° S, 54.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Primary reference: F. P. Moreno and A. Mercerat. 1891. Catálogo de los pájaros fósiles de la República Argentina conservados en el Museo de La Plata [Catalogue of the fossil birds from the Argentine Republic housed in the Museo de La Plata]. Anales del Museo de La Plata. Paleontología Argentina 1:7-71 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 88835: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Rheiformes - Rheidae
Rhea subpampeana n. sp. Moreno and Mercerat 1891 rhea