Curitiba (Eocene of Brazil)

Also known as Guabirotuba Fauna

Where: ParanĂ¡, Brazil (25.5° S, 49.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 39.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guabirotuba Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Late middle Eocene (Barrancan SALMA)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; massive, gray, green mudstone and gray, yellow sandstone

• massive greenish gray mud; immature yellowish gray sand with poorly defined cross-bedding stratification

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. A. Sedor, E. V. Oliveira, D. D. Silva, L. A. Fernandes, R. F. Cunha, A. M. Ribeiro, and E. V. Dias. 2017. A New South American Paleogene Land Mammal Fauna, Guabirotuba Formation (Southern Brazil). Journal of Mammalian Evolution 24:39-55 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186567: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Notoungulata - Oldfieldthomasiidae
Oldfieldthomasiidae indet. Simpson 1945 notoungulate
 Notoungulata - Notopithecidae
"Notopithecinae indet." = Notopithecidae
"Notopithecinae indet." = Notopithecidae Ameghino 1897 notoungulate
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Euphractinae indet. Winge 1923 armadillo
MCN.P.1247 and 1248
Parutaetus sp. Ameghino 1902 armadillo
MCN.P.1240-1245, 1249-1253
Meteutatus sp. Ameghino 1902 armadillo
Utaetus sp. Ameghino 1902 armadillo
Machlydotherium sp. Ameghino 1902 armadillo
Astegotheriini indet. Ameghino 1906 armadillo
 Cingulata -
Proeocoleophorus carlinii n. gen. n. sp. Sedor et al. 2017 edentate
MCN.P.1200 - holotype; hypodigm: MCN.P.1201-1224
 Ungulata -
Astrapotheria indet. Lydekker 1894 eutherian
 Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae
Nemolestes sp. Ameghino 1902 metatherian
 Polydolopimorphia -
Argyrolagoidea indet. Ameghino 1904 metatherian
 Paucituberculata -
Palaeothentoidea indet. Goin et al. 2009 marsupial