Quebrada Fiera (south side of the ravine) ( of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (36.6° S, 69.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° S, 62.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Agua de la Piedra Formation (Malargüe Group), Deseadan (29.0 - 21.0 Ma)

• Base of the Agua de la Piedra Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, white tuff

• white-grayish tuffs and tobaceous paleosols, with laminated or massive parallel stratification

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 2010

Primary reference: E. Cerdeño and B. Vera. 2014. New data on diversity of Notohippidae from the Oligocene of Mendoza, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(4):941-950 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186516: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 23.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae
Phorusrhacidae indet. Ameghino 1889 terror bird
fragment of tarsometatarsus
 Notoungulata - Notohippidae
Mendozahippus fierensis Cerdeño and Vera 2010 notoungulate
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Interatheriidae indet. Ameghino 1887 notoungulate
dental remains
 Ungulata - Pyrotheridae
Pyrotherium sp. Ameghino 1888 eutherian
teeth and bones