Locality V, Tapera de López, Paso de Indios (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as Rinconada de los López

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.6° S, 68.8° W: paleocoordinates 47.0° S, 58.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmiento Formation, Mustersan (48.0 - 42.0 Ma)

• Low in section on about same level as bottom of section IV in Figure 5 of Marshall et al. 1986

•Locality 5: Mustersan

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall, R. L. Cifelli, R. E. Drake and G. H. Curtis. 1986. Vertebrate paleontology, geology, and geochronology of the Tapera de López and Scarritt Pocket, Chubut Province, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 60(4):920-951 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49901: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 01.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae
Protarchaeohyrax gracilis Roth 1904 notoungulate
AMNH 114045
 Panameriungulata - Didolodontidae
? Didolodontidae indet. Simpson 1934 placental
AMNH 114044; listed as "?Didolodontidae or ?Protolipternidae n. gen., n. sp."
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Dasypodidae indet. Gray 1821 armadillo
AMNH 29036; listed as "armadillo skeleton"