Jal Teco 47 Los Pitahayos (Pleistocene of Mexico)

Where: Jalisco, Mexico (20.1° N, 104.1° W: paleocoordinates 20.2° N, 103.7° W)

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; poorly lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. G. McDonald and O. Carranza-CastaƱeda. 2017. Increased xenarthran diversity of the Great American Biotic Interchange: a new genus and species of ground sloth (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Megalonychidae) from the Hemphillian (late Miocene) of Jalisco, Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 91(5):1069-1082 [M. Uhen/J. Bryant/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189787: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Jeffrey Bryant on 13.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Caviidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Equus simplicidens" = Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens
"Equus simplicidens" = Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens Cope 1892 horse
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Glyptotherium cylindricum Brown 1912 glyptodon
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Platygonus sp. Leconte 1848 peccary
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
aff. Stockoceros indet. Skinner 1942 pronghorn