Angostaco (Neogene of Argentina)

Also known as Angastaco, Piscuyacu

Where: Salta, Argentina (25.6° S, 66.2° W: paleocoordinates 26.0° S, 62.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Museo de La Plata, Argentina

Primary reference: M. S. de la Fuente. 1992. Las tortugas Chelidae del Terciario superior y Cuaternario del territorio argentino. Ameghiniana 29(3):211-229 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189511: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 24.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Panchelidae
Chelidae indet. sideneck turtle
MLP 88-VIII-l-1, plastral fragments of one individual