LACM 7526 (Miocene of Peru)

Also known as Inuya VII

Where: Ucayali, Peru (11.0° S, 72.7° W: paleocoordinates 11.3° S, 70.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Acre Conglomerate Member (Madre de Dios Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Two specimens with good stratigraphic control were collected by the authors in 2003 on the Inuya River, LACM localities 7521 and 7526, the latter a type locality. The latter two specimens were collected from surface deposits originating from the Acre Conglomerate.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified, black conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by K. Campbell, C.D. Frailey, and L. Romero-Pittman in 2003

Primary reference: C. D. Frailey and K. E. Campbell. 2012. Two New Genera of Peccaries (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Tayassuidae) from Upper Miocene Deposits of the Amazon Basin. Journal of Paleontology 86(5):852-877 [C. Jaramillo/G. Ballen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137883: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gustavo Ballen on 31.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae
Waldochoerus bassleri n. gen. n. sp.
Waldochoerus bassleri n. gen. n. sp. Frailey and Campbell 2012 peccary
LACM 154877 (holotype)