Tanque Loma (Pleistocene of Ecuador)

Where: Ecuador (2.2° S, 80.8° W: paleocoordinates 2.2° S, 80.6° W)

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: E. Lindsey and E. Lopez. 2015. Tanque Loma, a new late-Pleistocene megafaunal tar seep locality from southwest Ecuador. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 57:61-82 [M. Uhen/A. Henshaw/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 190064: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Alexandra Henshaw on 27.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Felidae
Smilodon indet. Lund 1841 saber-toothed cat
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Notiomastodon indet. Cabrera 1929 gomphothere