Comallo: Colloncuran, Argentina
collected by Guillermo Aguirre-Zabala

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Myrmecophagidae
? Neotamandua australis n. sp. Scillato-Yané and Carlini 1998
McDonald et al. 2008 2 specimens
MLP 91-IX-6-5, humerus, holotype; MLP 91-IX-4-23, distal humerus
Reptilia - Theropoda - Phorusrhacidae
Kelenken guillermoi n. gen., n. sp. Bertelli et al. 2007
Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
Chelonoidis cf. gringorum (Simpson 1942)
de Broin and de la Fuente 1993
APB collection
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Río Negro
Coordinates: 41.0° South, 70.3° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:41.6° South, 65.8° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:790 meters
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period: Neogene Epoch: Miocene
10 m.y. bin: Cenozoic 5
Key time interval: Colloncuran
Age range of interval: 15.4 - 13.7 m.y. ago
Formation:Collón Curá
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: "outcrops probably belonging to the pyroclastic Collón Curá Formation... Conlloncuran SALMA... middle Miocene"
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:white tuff
Lithology description: "whitish tuffs"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Associated major elements:all
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:survey of museum collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:Guillermo Aguirre-Zabala
Collection method comments: specimen is in the Museo Asociación Palaeontológica Bariloche
Database number:74646
Authorizer:J. Alroy, E. Vlachos, J. Zijlstra Enterer:J. Alroy, E. Vlachos, J. Zijlstra
Modifier:M. Kouvari Research group:vertebrate
Created:2007-08-21 17:26:43 Last modified:2018-11-23 06:53:04
Access level:the public Released:2007-08-21 17:26:43
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

25131. S. Bertelli, L. M. Chiappe, and C. Tambussi. 2007. A new phorusrhacid (Aves: Cariamae) from the Middle Miocene of Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(2):409-419 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]

Secondary references:

42415 F. de Broin and M. de la Fuente. 1993. Les tortues fossiles d'Argentine: synthese [The fossil turtles of Argentina: synthesis]. Annales de Paléontologie (Invertebrés-Vertebrés) 79(3):169-232 [R. Benson/R. Benson/M. Carrano]
58233 H. G. McDonald, S. F. Vizcaíno, and M. S. Bargo. 2008. Skeletal anatomy and the fossil history of the Vermilingua. In S. F. Vizcaíno, W. J. Loughry (eds.), The Biology of the Xenarthra 64-78 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra]
67409 G. J. Scillato-Yané and A. A. Carlini. 1998. Nuevos Xenarthra del Friasense (Mioceno medio) de Argentina. Studia geologica salmanticensia 34:43-67 [P. Mannion/M. Kouvari]