Pearl Islands - Site 3 (Pleistocene of Panama)

Where: Panamá, Panama (8.3° N, 79.2° W: paleocoordinates 8.3° N, 79.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: "Dredged from a depth of 50 fathoms (about 300 feet or 90 m) by a shrimp trawler."

Primary reference: G.S. Morgan, B.J. MacFadden, and M. Martinez. 2016. Quaternary gomphotheres (Mammalia: Proboscidea: Gomphotheriidae) from the continental shelf, Pearl Islands, Panama. Quaternary International 392:335-348 [M. Uhen/J. Bryant/J. Bryant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189385: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Jeffrey Bryant on 14.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Cuvieronius hyodon Fischer 1814 gomphothere
proboscidean tooth, right M3 (USNM 421665)