ZMA20.042-142836 (Pleistocene of Chile)

Where: Ultima Esperanza, Chile (51.1° S, 73.4° W: paleocoordinates 51.1° S, 73.4° W)

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: glacial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. L. A. Paijmans, R. Barnett, M. T. P. Gilbert, M. L. Z. Mendoza, J. W. F. Reumer, J. D. Vos, G. Zazula, D. Nagel, G. F. Baryshnikov, J. A. Leonard, N. Rohland, M. V. Westbury, A. Barlow and M. Hofreiter. 2017. Evolutionary History of Saber-Toothed Cats Based on Ancient Mitogenomics. Current Biology 27(21):3330-3336 [M. Uhen/J. Anderson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189977: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Julia Anderson on 25.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Carnivora - Felidae
Smilodon populator Lund 1842 saber-toothed cat