Puerto Pinasco (Quaternary of Paraguay)

Where: Presidente Hayes, Paraguay (22.7° S, 57.8° W: paleocoordinates 22.7° S, 57.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Chaco Formation, Quaternary (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Material was found disarticulated

Primary reference: S. D. Rios Diaz. 2013. Una nueva localidad de vertebrados cuaternarios en Puerto Pinasco, Dpto. de Presidente Hayes, Republica del Paraguay. Ameghiniana 50(4):29-29 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191096: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 09.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelidae
Chelidae indet. sideneck turtle
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Toxodontidae indet. Ameghino 1889 notoungulate
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Mylodontidae indet. Ameghino 1889 edentate
 Xenarthra - Pampatheriidae
Pampatheriidae indet. Paula Couto 1954 edentate
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Macraucheniidae
"Macrauchenidae indet." = Macraucheniidae
"Macrauchenidae indet." = Macraucheniidae Ameghino 1889 eutherian
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer