Rio Segundo, Laguna Mar Chiquita (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Cordoba, Argentina (31.0° S, 62.6° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° S, 62.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Lagunilla del Plata Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; silty sandstone

• Constituida por sedimentos areno-limosos, esta unidad presenta en algunos sectores grandes concreciones de carbonato de calcio, reproduciendo importantes sistemas radiculares que permiten constatar la presencia de un paleosuelo

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: C. A. Luna and M. C. Prieto. 2013. Los fosiles de la Formacion Lagunilla del Plata (Pleistoceno tardio) Provincia de Cordoba, Argentina. Ameghiniana 50(6):57-57 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191130: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Preliminary list
unclassified
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Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
giant size
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Trachemys sp. Agassiz 1857 slider
Aves
 Rheiformes - Rheidae
Rheidae indet. Bonaparte 1849 rhea
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus (Amerhippus) sp. Hoffstetter 1950 horse
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Tolypeutes sp. Illiger 1811 three-banded armadillo
Eutatus sp. Gervais 1867 armadillo
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
Megatherium sp. Cuvier 1796 edentate
 Xenarthra - Panochthidae
Neosclerocalyptus sp. Paula Couto 1957 edentate
 Xenarthra - Pampatheriidae
cf. Pampatheriidae indet. Paula Couto 1954 edentate
 Xenarthra -
Lomaphorus sp. Ameghino 1889 edentate
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Glyptodon sp. Owen 1839 glyptodon
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotheriidae indet. Hay 1922 gomphothere
 Ungulata - Proterotheriidae
Proterotheriidae indet. Ameghino 1887 eutherian
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
cf. Tayassuidae indet. Palmer 1897 peccary
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelidae indet. Gray 1821 camel
cf. Palaeolama sp. Gervais 1869 camel
 Ungulata - Cervidae
cf. Cervidae indet. Gray 1821 deer