Barrancas del Arroyo Chasicó (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.6° S, 63.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° S, 60.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Chasicoan mammal zone, Vivero Member (Arroyo Chasicó Formation), Chasicoan (10.0 - 9.0 Ma)

• En la base de las barrancas del arroyo Chasicó

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Galileo J. Scaglia & Osvaldo Reig and other in 1948 and other

• Repository MMP (Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales de Mar del Plata)

•Cerdeno 2003: Museo de La Plata (MLP) y al Museo de la Universidad de San Juan (PVSJ)

Primary reference: G. J. Scillato-Yané, A. A. Carlini, and S. F. Vizcaíno. 1987. Nuevo Nothrotheriinae (Edentata, Tardigrada) de Edad Chasiquense (Mioceno tardío) del Sur de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina). Ameghiniana 24(3-4):211-215 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140913: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 19.03.2013, edited by Miranta Kouvari

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Phyllophaga - Nothrotheriidae
Chasicobradys intermedius n. gen. n. sp. Scillato-Yané et al. 1987 edentate
 Ungulata - Proterotheriidae
Neobrachytherium ullumense Soria 2001 eutherian
MCNAM-PV 3222 & 3223