Cueva de los Chingues (Pleistocene of Chile)

Where: Magallanes, Chile (52.1° S, 69.7° W: paleocoordinates 52.1° S, 69.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• 3D grid at 90-95 cm level.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: UMAG (Universidad de Magallanes, Chile)

Primary reference: F. J. Prevosti, L. H. Soibelzon, A. Prieto, M. San Román, and F. Morello. 2003. The Southernmost bear: Pararctotherium (Carnivora, Ursidae, Tremarctinae) in the latest Pleistocene of Southern Patagonia, Chile. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(3):709-712 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141367: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 26.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippidion sp. Owen 1869 horse
 Carnivora - Ursidae
"Pararctotherium sp." = Arctotherium (Pararctotherium)
"Pararctotherium sp." = Arctotherium (Pararctotherium) Ameghino 1904 bear
1 specimen
 Carnivora - Felidae
Puma concolor Linnaeus 1771 puma
Panthera onca Linnaeus 1758 jaguar
cf. mesembryna
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Mylodon sp. Owen 1859 edentate
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Lama guanicoe Müller 1776 guanaco