Campo de Acosta (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as Campo Bochatey

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.7° S, 69.2° W: paleocoordinates 47.1° S, 59.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Casamayorean mammal zone, Sarmiento Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection of University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco

Primary reference: M. S. de la Fuente and M. S. Fernandez. 1992. Un nuevo resto de Meiolaniidae (Chelonii: Cryptodira) del Terciario temprano de Patagonia. Acta Zoológica Lilloana 41:365-369 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185026: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 06.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudinata - Meiolaniidae
Meiolaniidae indet. Lydekker 1887 turtle
tail ring