Santa Lucia, Toropi Formation (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Corrientes, Argentina (29.0° S, 59.1° W: paleocoordinates 29.0° S, 59.1° W)

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When: Lower Member (Toropi Formation), Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; silty sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: CTES-PZ, Paleozoología Corrientes, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales y Agrimensura, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Correntes, Argentina

Primary reference: G. G. Zacarias, M. S. de la Fuente, and A. E. Zurita. 2014. Testudinoidea Fitzinger (Testudines: Cryptodira) de la Formación Toropí/Yupoí (ca. 58-28 ka) en la provincia de Corrientes, Argentina: taxonomía
y aspectos paleoambientales. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 17(3):389-404 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187628: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 05.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
cf. Chelonoidis sp. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
shell fragments
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Trachemys cf. dorbigni Dumeril and Bibron 1835 slider
shell fragments