Bahia de Colonia del Sacramento (Miocene of Uruguay)

Where: Uruguay (34.5° S, 57.8° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° S, 55.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Camacho Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• ToriƱo and Perea 2018: Camacho formation, Huayquerian in age.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Verde and D. Perea. 1992. Mamiferos "mesopotamienses" (Xenarthra, Litopterna y Cetacea) (Mioceno Superior) de la Bahia de Colonia, Uruguay. Boletin de la Sociedad Zoologica del Uruguay 7:31-32 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 80364: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.04.2008, edited by Miranta Kouvari

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Pseudoplohophorus sp. Castellanos 1926 glyptodon
Pseudoplohophorus coloniensis Kraglievich 1932 glyptodon
 Ungulata - Macraucheniidae
 Odontoceti - Iniidae
Saurocetes argentinus Burmeister 1871 toothed whale