Bajo Giuliani (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: La Pampa, Argentina (36.7° S, 64.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.9° S, 62.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Huayquerian mammal zone, Cerro Azul Formation, Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Departamento de Ciencias Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa

Primary reference: C. I. Montalvo and S. Casadio. 1988. Presencia del género Paleoctodon (Rodentia, Octodontidae) en el Huayqueriense (Mioceno tardío) de la Provincia de La Pampa. Ameghiniana 25(2):111-114 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140925: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Octodontidae
Palaeoctodon aff. simplicidens Rovereto 1914 caviomorph
 Rodentia -
Chasichimys sp.2 Pascual 1967 caviomorph
GHUNLPam 2217
 Polydolopimorphia - Argyrolagidae
Microtragulus rusconii n. sp.1 Goin et al. 2000 metatherian
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Thylatheridium hudsoni1 Goin and Montalvo 1988 opossum
Zygolestes tatei n. sp.1 Goin et al. 2000 opossum
Thylamys pinei n. sp.1 Goin et al. 2000 fat-tailed mouse opossum
 Paucituberculata - Caenolestidae
Pliolestes venetus n. sp.1 Goin et al. 2000 marsupial