AreembĀ“y (Pleistocene of Paraguay)

Where: Paraguay (25.2° S, 57.7° W: paleocoordinates 25.2° S, 57.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1996; reposited in the MLP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Collected under the program PRIMERA, directed by W. Kruck.

Primary reference: A. A. Carlini. 1998. Informe paleontologico. In W. Kruck (ed.), Proyecto Sistema Ambiental del Chaco. Inventario, Evaluacion y Recomendaciones para la Proteccion de los espacios Naturales de la Region Occidental 2:7-16 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191113: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

? Tardigrada sp.
distal carpal
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
carapace fragments
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylidae indet. Cuvier 1807 crocodile
femur fragment
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
cf. Toxodon sp. Owen 1837 notoungulate
lumbar vertebrae
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotherium sp. Owen 1840 edentate
caudal vertebrae, phalanges, radius, metatarsal
cf. Mylodon sp. Owen 1859 edentate
humerus fragment, vertebrae fragments
Scelidodon sp. Ameghino 1881 edentate
thoracic vertebra
cf. Scelidodon sp. Ameghino 1881 edentate
lumbar and thoracic vertebra, phalanges, navicular
Lestodon sp. Gervais 1855 edentate
caudal vertebra, tibia
cf. Lestodon sp. Gervais 1855 edentate
limb bones, caudal vertebrae, navicular
 Xenarthra - Panochthidae
Panochthus sp. Burmeister 1866 edentate
carapace fragment
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Glyptodon sp. Owen 1839 glyptodon
carapace fragment
 Ungulata - Cervidae
cf. Paraceros fragilis Ameghino 1888 deer
horn fragment