Cerro Espejo locality (Oligocene to of Argentina)

Also known as Cerro Puntudo

Where: Argentina (48.1° S, 66.5° W: paleocoordinates 50.0° S, 57.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: San Julian Formation, Early/Lower Oligocene to Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

• COLLECTOR: A. M. Oliveras and H. H. Camacho (1988). REPOSITORY: Catedra de Paleontologia de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (CPBA).

Primary reference: C. J. Del Rio. 1995. The genus Swiftopecten Hertlein, 1936 (Bivalvia: Pectinidae) in the Tertiary of Southern South America. Journal of Paleontology 69(6):1054-1059 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187187: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Olivero and Camacho (1990) only list individual taxonomic group. Subsequent publications (Del Rio 2004) provide exhaustive coverage of bivalvia and gastropoda. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with modern nomenclature and species-level designations.
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Swiftopecten iheringii" = Chlamys (Swiftopecten) iheringii
"Swiftopecten iheringii" = Chlamys (Swiftopecten) iheringii del Rio 1995 scallop