Lapa do Caetano (Pleistocene of Brazil)

Where: Minas Gerais, Brazil (19.5° S, 44.0° W: paleocoordinates 19.5° S, 44.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

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 140358: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gustavo Ballen on 08.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Stegomastodon waringi" = Notiomastodon platensis
"Stegomastodon waringi" = Notiomastodon platensis Ameghino 1888 gomphothere
P2-MHN-33 juvenile cranium