Rio Quequén Salado (Neogene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.9° S, 60.5° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° S, 59.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Montehermosan (6.8 - 4.0 Ma)

• "Irenense" de Kraglievich (1934, p.116), Edad Montehermosense, Plioceno superior? (ver Pascual et.al., 1965, p. 178).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: R. Pascual and H. E. Herrera. 1973. Adiciones al conocimiento de Pliolestes tripotamicus Reig, 1955 (Mammalia, Marsupialia, Caenolestidae) del Plioceno Superior de la Argentina. Sobre la presencia de éste género en el Plioceno inferior (Formación Arroyo Chasicó) del Suroeste de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ameghiniana 10(1):36-50 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140635: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 13.03.2013, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Panchelidae
Hydromedusa cf. tectifera Cope 1869 Argentine snake-necked turtle
MIG 17, shell fragments
Mammalia
 Paucituberculata - Caenolestidae
Pliolestes tripotamicus Reig 1955 marsupial