Playa Pascual (Pleistocene of Uruguay)

Where: San José, Uruguay (34.7° S, 56.5° W: paleocoordinates 34.8° S, 56.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. R. Castiglione in 22 1975

• MNHN-DP

Primary reference: A. Mones and L. R. Castiglioni. 1979. Additions to the knowledge on fossil rodents of Uruguay (Mammalia: Rodentia). Palaontologische Zeitschrift 53:77-87 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139913: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 21.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Caviidae
Microcavia aua n. sp. Mones and Castiglioni 1979 caviomorph