Cerro Cacheuta (Triassic to of Argentina)

Also known as PGAP 2400

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (33.0° S, 69.1° W: paleocoordinates 50.6° S, 36.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Potrerillos Formation, Ladinian to Ladinian (242.0 - 228.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. M. Morel. 1994. El Triasico del Cerro Cacheuta, Mendoza (Argentina). Parte 1: Geologia, contenido paleofloristico y cronoestratigrafia. Ameghiniana 31(2):161-176 [A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 29404: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

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Taxonomic list

• List from p. 172. Genus-level assignments and numbers of species are from the PGAP database. Species names are in the process of being entered.
unclassified
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Asterotheca
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Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Lepidopteris "sp. 1" Schimper 1869
Pachydermophyllum "sp. 1" Thomas and Bose 1955
Pachydermophyllum "sp. 2" Thomas and Bose 1955
Pachydermophyllum "sp. 3" Thomas and Bose 1955
Sphenobaiera "sp. 1" Florin 1936
Antevsia "sp. 1" Harris 1937
 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
Dicroidium "sp. 1" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 2" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 3" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 4" Gothan 1912
Pteruchus "sp. 1" Townrow 1962
Telemachus
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Telemachus "sp. 1" Anderson 1978
Telemachus "sp. 2" Anderson 1978
Heidiphyllum
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Heidiphyllum "sp. 1" Retallack 1981
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetites "sp. 1" Sternberg 1833
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
Baiera "sp. 1" Braun 1843
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
Kurtziana
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Kurtziana "sp. 1" Frenguelli 1942
Pteridopsida
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Cladophlebis "sp. 1" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 2" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 3" Brongniart 1849
Phyllotheca
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Phyllotheca "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Muscites
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Muscites "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae