Aluminé - Arroyo Puipucón (Oligocene of Argentina)

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (39.2° S, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° S, 63.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Rancahué Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original cellulose, replaced with silica

Collected by M. Calvelo Ríos

• Museum repositories: Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "B. Rivadavia". Sección Paleobotánica. Buenos Aires

Primary reference: C. A. Menendez. 1961. Estípite petrificado de una nueva Cyatheaceae del Terciario de Neuquén. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica IX:331-358 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139911: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 21.02.2013, edited by Jessica Moreno

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pteridopsida
 Cyatheales - Cyatheaceae
Alsophilocaulis calveloi n. sp. Menendez 1961