Corinto (Miocene of El Salvador)

Where: El Salvador (13.9° N, 88.1° W: paleocoordinates 14.2° N, 86.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: S. D. Webb and S. C. Perrigo. 1984.  Late Cenozoic Vertebrates from Honduras and El Salvador. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4(2):237-254 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 18720: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• four sites; NISP 7
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippotherium sp.1 Kaup 1832 hipparionine horse
Equini indet.2 Quinn 1955 horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
Borophagus secundus1 VanderHoof 1931 bone-crushing dog
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Rhynchotherium blicki Frick 1933 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Procamelus cf. grandis Gregory 1939 camel