Cantera "Nicolas Vignogna III" (Pleistocene to of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (34.9° S, 58.7° W: paleocoordinates 34.9° S, 58.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene to Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: quarrying, sieve,

• Could be in the Museum of La Plata

Primary reference: F. Iacona, J. Salgado Ahumada, S. G. Rodriguez, E. Soibelzon, L. H. Soibelzon, G. M. Gasparini, and E. Belinson. 2013. Registros de la Paleofauna del Pleistoceno tardio - Holoceno temprano del Partido de Marcos Paz, noreste de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Ameghiniana 50(6):55-55 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191127: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.01.2018, edited by Juan Carrillo

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Rotaliina
 Rotaliacea - Rotaliidae
Ammonia sp. Bruennich 1772
 Rotaliacea - Elphidiidae
Elphidium sp. Monfort 1808
Ostracoda
  -
Heterocypris sp. Claus 1893 ostracod
 Podocopida - Limnocytheridae
Limnocythere sp. Brady 1868 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea sp. Sacco 1897 oyster
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Sciaenidae indet. Cuvier 1828
 Teleostei -
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
Aves
 Tinamiformes - Tinamidae
Eudromia sp. Geoffroy 1832 tinamou
Reptilia
 Squamata - Lacertidae
Lacertidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 squamates
Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Toxodon platensis Owen 1837 notoungulate
 Rodentia - Chinchillidae
Lagostomus maximus Desmarest 1817 plains viscacha
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hippidion sp. Owen 1869 horse
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Arctotherium sp. Bravard 1857 bear
 Carnivora - Canidae
Dusicyon sp. Hamilton Smith 1839 Falkland Island wolf
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Tolypeutes sp. Illiger 1811 three-banded armadillo
Chaetophractus villosus Desmarest 1804 big hairy armadillo
Eutatus sp. Gervais 1867 armadillo
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Megatherium sp. Cuvier 1796 edentate
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Lestodon sp. Gervais 1855 edentate
 Xenarthra - Panochthidae
Neosclerocalyptus sp. Paula Couto 1957 edentate
Panochthus sp. Burmeister 1866 edentate
 Xenarthra - Pampatheriidae
Pampatherium sp. Ameghino 1875 edentate
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Glyptodon reticulatus Owen 1845 glyptodon
Doedicurus clavicaudatus Owen 1847 glyptodon
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Notiomastodon sp. Cabrera 1929 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Macraucheniidae
Macrauchenia sp. Owen 1838 eutherian
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassu pecari Link 1795 white-lipped peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Lama guanicoe Müller 1776 guanaco
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Morenelaphus sp. Carette 1922 New World deer
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Lestodelphys cf. juga Patagonian opussum