Barro Negro near Tres Cruces (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Jujuy, Argentina (22.9° S, 65.6° W: paleocoordinates 22.9° S, 65.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• The fossil bearing stratum was C-14 dated to late Pleistocene in age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: spring; fine-grained claystone and fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Fernandez. 1986. Hippidion: New Data on the now extinct American Horse in Northwest Argentina: Paleoenvironmental and Paleoclimatic implications. Current Research in the Pleistocene 3:64-67 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140909: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippidion sp. Owen 1869 horse