Baliza Cañiú (Pliocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.1° S, 57.6° W: paleocoordinates 38.2° S, 56.4° W)

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• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chapadmalalan mammal zone, Chapadmalal Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: F. J. Prevosti, G. M. Gasparini, and M. Bond. 2006. On the systematic position of a specimen previously assigned to Carnivora from the Pliocene of Argentina and its implications for the Great American Biotic Interchange. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie-Abhandlungen 242(1):133-144 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141538: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 28.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassuinae indet. Palmer 1897 peccary