Sierra Chaira (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.1° S, 68.3° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° S, 58.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmiento Formation, Mustersan (48.0 - 42.0 Ma)

• Mustersan SALMA

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: A. G. Kramarz and M. Bond. 2014. Reconstruction of the dentition of Propyrotherium saxeum Ameghino, 1901 (Mammalia, Pyrotheria): taxonomic and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(2):434-443 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186802: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 04.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Notoungulata - Notohippidae
Eomorphippus sp. Ameghino 1901 notoungulate
MLP 55-III-10-2-12
 Ungulata - Pyrotheriidae
Propyrotherium saxeum Ameghino 1901 eutherian
MLP 55-III-10-1 and MLP 55-IX-28- 1