DPV 10/84 (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Seymour Island, Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.7° W: paleocoordinates 64.3° S, 58.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Telm 7 Member (La Meseta Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Submeseta Allomember

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; conglomerate and mudstone

• lagoonal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: C. Acosta Hospitaleche and M. Reguero. 2010. First articulated skeleton of Palaeeudyptes gunnari from the Late Eocene of Isla Marimbo (Seymour Island), Antarctica. Antarctic Science 22(3):289-298 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100290: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
Pristiophorus sp. Bleeker 1859 saw shark
Aves
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Palaeeudyptes klekowskii Myrcha et al. 2002 penguin
Palaeeudyptes gunnari Wiman 1905 penguin
Mammalia
 Archaeoceti -
 Cetacea - Llanocetidae
Llanocetus denticrenatus Mitchell 1989 whale