Chicoca, Huallaga River (Eocene of Peru)

Also known as Chiococa

Where: Loreto, Peru (5.2° S, 75.7° W: paleocoordinates 7.8° S, 67.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gypsum

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. C. Richards in 1920; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: H. E. Anthony. 1924. A new fossil perissodactyl from Peru. American Museum Novitates 111:1-3 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186565: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata -
Griphodon peruvianus n. gen. n. sp.
Griphodon peruvianus n. gen. n. sp. Anthony 1924 eutherian
AMNH 17724 - holotype