Quebrada de la Ajita (Paleocene of Argentina)

Where: Jujuy, Argentina (23.6° S, 65.3° W: paleocoordinates 26.3° S, 53.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.H. Digregorio; reposited in the MACN

Primary reference: N. Cattoi and M.A. Freiberg. 1958. Una nueva especie de “Podocnemis” del Cretáceo argentino. Physis 21:58-67 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190184: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 01.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Podocnemidae
"Podocnemis" argentinensis Cattoi and Freiberg 1958 river turtle
MACN 16553, partial shell