San Gerardo de Limoncito: Hemphillian, Costa Rica

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis cavernosa Probst 1877
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Aetobatus arcuatus (Agassiz 1843)
Laurito and Valerio 2012
synonym of Aetobatis irregularis
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desorii (Agassiz 1843)
Laurito and Valerio 2012
synonym of Isurus oxyrinchus
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Isogomphodon acuarius
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Isogomphodon caunellensis
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Carcharhinus longimanus
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna arambourgi
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Hemipristis serra Agassiz 1843
Laurito and Valerio 2012
synonym of Hemipristis heteropleurus
Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparus sp. Linnaeus 1758
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Ariidae
Arius sp. Cuvier and Valenciennes 1840
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae
Apalone sp. Rafinesque 1832
Laurito et al. 2005
CFM-1163-1166 and 1193, Five shell specimens
Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae
Emydinae indet. Rafinesque 1815
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Reptilia
Gavialosuchus americana (Sellards 1915)
1 specimen
synonym of Thecachampsa sericodon
CFM-1793 (jaw fragments), CFM-1792 (jaw fragment) and CFM-960, 972, 1774, 1912, 1913, 1916 & 1923 (osteoderms)
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Dinohippus mexicanus (Lance 1950)
Laurito and Valerio 2010
original and current combination Pliohippus (Pliohippus) mexicanus
Protohippus gidleyi Hulbert 1988
Laurito and Valerio 2010
Calippus (Grammohippus) hondurensis (Olson and McGrew 1941)
Laurito and Valerio 2010
recombined as Calippus hondurensis
Mammalia - Megalonychidae
Pliometanastes cf. protistus Hirschfeld and Webb 1968
Laurito and Valerio 2012
CFM-2017, 1000, and 2645
Mammalia - Megatheriidae
Megatheriidae indet. (Gray 1821)
Laurito and Valerio 2012
misspelling Megatheriadae
Mammalia - Mylodontidae
Mylodontidae indet. Ameghino 1889
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Mammalia - Pampatheriidae
Scirrotherium antelucanus n. sp. Laurito and Valerio 2013
Laurito and Valerio 2013
Holotype CFM 2867
Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Rhynchotherium blicki (Frick 1933)
Valerio and Laurito 2008
CFM-2837, 3224, 3361, 3364 and 3365
Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuidae indet. Palmer 1897
Laurito and Valerio 2012
Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae
Hemiauchenia sp. Gervais and Ameghino 1880
Laurito and Valerio 2012
    = Hemiauchenia vera Matthew 1909
Laurito and Valerio 2016
recombined as Pleiolama vera
see common names

Geography
Country:Costa Rica State/province:Puntarenas
Coordinates: 8.9° North, 83.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:8.9° North, 83.1° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:small collection
Time
Period:Neogene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Hemphillian
Age range of interval:10.30000 - 4.90000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Formation:Curre
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: conglomerate
Environment:deltaic indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Metadata
Database number:144596
Authorizer:P. Mannion, E. Vlachos, C. Jaramillo Enterer:P. Mannion, J. Carrillo, E. Vlachos
Modifier:J. Carrillo Research group:vertebrate
Created:2013-05-13 23:56:42 Last modified:2018-03-08 08:57:00
Access level:the public Released:2013-05-13 23:56:42
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

46789. C. A. Laurito and A. L. Valerio. 2008. The first record of Gavialosuchus americanus Sellards (1915)† (Eusuchia: Crocodylidae, Tomistominae) for the Late Tertiary of Costa Rica and Central America. Revista Geológica de América Central 39:107-115 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]

Secondary references:

64966 C. A. Laurito and A. L. Valerio. 2010. Los caballos fósiles de la Formación Curré, Cantón de Coto Brus, Costa Rica. 1-131 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]
64950 C. A. Laurito and A. L. Valerio. 2012. Paleobiogeografía del arribo de mamíferos suramericanos al sur de América Central de previo al Gran Intercambio Biótico Americano: un vistazo al GABI en América Central. Revista Geológica de América Central 46:123-144 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]
64951 C. A. Laurito and A. L. Valerio. 2012. Primer registro fósil de Pliometanastes sp. (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Megalonychidae) para el Mioceno superior de Costa Rica, América Central. Una nueva pista en la compresión del pre-GABI. Revista Geológica de América Central 47:95-108 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]
64952 C. A. Laurito and A. L. Valerio. 2013. Scirrotherium antelucanus, una nueva especie de Pampatheriidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata) del Mioceno superior de Costa Rica, América Central. Revista Geológica de América Central 49:45-62 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]
64965 C. A. Laurito and A. L. Valerio. 2016. Camellos Laminos del Mioceno tardío (Henfiliano temprano) de la Formación Curré, San Gerardo de Limoncito, Cantón de Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Revista Geológica de América Central 54:7-55 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]
64124 C. M. Laurito, A. L. Valerio, L. D. Gomez, J. I. Mead, E. A. Perez and L. G. Perez. 2005. A Trionychidae (Reptilia: Testudines, Cryptodira) from the Pliocene of Costa Rica, Southern Central America. Revista Geologica de America Central 32:7-11 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]
64931 A. L. Valerio and C. A. Laurito. 2008. Dental remains of immature individuals of Rhynchotherium blicki (Frick 1933) of San Gerardo de Limoncito, Coto, Brus, Costa Rica. Revista Geológica de América Central 39:87-91 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]