Grutas Calcareas Iporanga (Pleistocene to of Brazil)

Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil (24.6° S, 48.6° W: paleocoordinates 24.6° S, 48.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Krone, Ricardo in 1897

Primary reference: C. Ameghino. 1907. Notas sobre una pequeña coleccion de huesos de mamiferos procedentes de las grutas calcareas de Iporanga en el Estado de Sao Paulo-Brazil. Rev. Mus. Paulista 7:59-124 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 147815: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 13.07.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Akodon sp. Meyen 1833 akodont
 Rodentia - Octodontidae
Dicolpomys fossor Winge 1887 caviomorph
 Rodentia -
Proechimys sp. Allen 1899 spiny rat
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Sylvilagus sp. Gray 1867 cottontail rabbit
 Carnivora - Felidae
Panthera aff. onca Linnaeus 1758 jaguar
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Cabassous sp. McMurtie 1831 naked-tailed armadillo
 Phyllophaga - Nothrotheriidae
Nothrotherium sp. Lydekker 1889 edentate
 Xenarthra -
Glyptodontia indet. Ameghino 1889 edentate
 Chiroptera - Phyllostomidae
Chrotopterus auritus Peters 1856 big-eared woolly bat
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassu indet. Fischer 1814 peccary
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Mazama sp. Rafinesque 1817 brocket deer
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Chironectes minimus Zimmermann 1780 water opossum