Fazenda Elefante (Pleistocene of Brazil)

Where: Sergipe, Brazil (10.0° S, 37.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.0° S, 36.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, argillaceous lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. A. T. Dantas, M. H. Zucon, and A. M. Ribeiro. 2005. Megafauna Pleistocênica da fazenda elefante, Gararu, Sergipe, Brasil. Geociências 24(3):277-287 [A. Liparini/A. Conceição/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187597: authorized by Alexandre Liparini, entered by Anderson Conceição on 03.08.2017, edited by Alexandre Liparini

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Geochelone sp. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
 Squamata -
Ophidia indet. Latreille 1804 snake
Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Toxodontidae indet. Ameghino 1889 notoungulate
Gervais, 1947
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equinae indet. Steinmann and Döderlein 1890 horse
Steinmann & Dödorlein, 1890
 Carnivora - Felidae
Smilodon populator Lund 1842 saber-toothed cat
Lund, 1942
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Eremotherium laurillardi Lund 1842 edentate
(Lund, 1842)
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Mylodontinae indet. Gill 1872 edentate
Ameghino, 1904
Catonyx cuvieri McDonald 1839 edentate
(Lund, 1839)
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Glyptodon cf. clavipes Owen 1839 glyptodon
Owen, 1838
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Stegomastodon waringi" = Notiomastodon platensis
"Stegomastodon waringi" = Notiomastodon platensis Ameghino 1888 gomphothere
(Holand, 1920)
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Palaeolama major Liais 1872 camel
Liais, 1872