Conchillas (Pleistocene of Uruguay)

Where: Colonia, Uruguay (34.2° S, 58.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.2° S, 57.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Libertad Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Mones in 3 1971; reposited in the MNHN

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 139915: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 21.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Ctenomyidae
Ctenomys praderii n. sp. Mones and Castiglioni 1979 caviomorph