Chui Creek (Pleistocene to of Brazil)

Where: Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil (33.5° S, 53.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° S, 53.4° W)

When: Middle Pleistocene to Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sideritic, muddy claystone and sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized, original phosphate

Primary reference: R. Lopes, A. Ribeiro, S. Dillenburg and C. L. Schultz. 2013. Late middle to late Pleistocene paleoecology and paleoenvironments in the coastal plain of Rio Grande do Sul State, Southern Brazil, from stable isotopes in fossils of Toxodon and Stegomastodon. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 369:385-394 [M. Uhen/A. Henshaw/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189982: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Alexandra Henshaw on 25.11.2017, edited by Katherine Magoulick and Juan Carrillo

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Megatherium americanum1 Cuvier 1796 edentate
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet.2 Hay 1922 gomphothere