near Nono (Pliocene of Argentina)

Also known as Las Quintas

Where: Cordoba, Argentina (31.8° S, 65.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.9° S, 63.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Upper Member (Brochero Formation), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; lithology not reported

• El material proviene de niveles depositados en un ambiente palustre marginal de llanura de inundación asociado a un sistema aluvial-fluvial con buen desarrollo de vegetación herbácea.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. Alvarez and A. Tauber. 2004. Vertebrados de la Formación Brochero (Mioceno Tardío-Plloceno) de Córdoba, Argentina. Ameghiniana 41(4):32-32 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191133: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Testudines -
Cryptodira indet. Cope 1868 turtle
plastron with some claw marks
Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Hegetotheriidae
Tremacyllus impressus Ameghino 1888 notoungulate
 Rodentia - Echimyidae
Eumysopinae indet. Rusconi 1935 spiny rat
 Ungulata - Proterotheriidae
Proterotheriinae indet. Ameghino 1885 eutherian
 Sparassodonta - Thylacosmilidae
"Achlysictis lelongi" = Thylacosmilus atrox
"Achlysictis lelongi" = Thylacosmilus atrox Riggs 1933 metatherian