Gruta do Ingá (Pleistocene of Brazil)

Where: Minas Gerais, Brazil (20.4° S, 45.6° W: paleocoordinates 20.4° S, 45.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• This is a calcareous cave. Fossils were collected in argillaceous and calcareous superficial sediments

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; argillaceous, calcareous claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. T. Alberdi, J. L. Pardo, and C. Cartelle. 2002. El registro de Stegomastodon (Mammalia, Gomphotheriidae) en el Pleistoceno superior de Brasil. Revista Española de Paleontología 17(2):217-235 [C. Jaramillo/G. Ballen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140355: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gustavo Ballen on 08.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Stegomastodon waringi" = Notiomastodon platensis
"Stegomastodon waringi" = Notiomastodon platensis Ameghino 1888 gomphothere
MCL uncatalogued cranium and partial apendicular skeleton