Barrancas del rio Carcaraña (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Sante Fé, Argentina (32.5° S, 60.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.5° S, 60.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Lujanian mammal zone, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 189512: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 24.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Chelonoidis chilensis1 Gray 1870 Chaco tortoise
 Testudines - Panchelidae
cf. Phrynops sp.2 Wagler 1830 sideneck turtle
MACN, shell fragments