DPV 13/84 (Eocene of Antarctica)

Also known as IAA 1/12

Where: Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.6° W: paleocoordinates 64.3° S, 58.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. S. Bargo and M. A. Reguero. 1998. Annotated catalogue of the fossil vertebrates from Antarctica housed in the Museo de la Plata, Argentina. I. Birds and Land Mammals from La Meseta Formation (Eocene - Early Oligocene). Associacion Paleontologica Argentina, Publicacion Especial 5:211-221 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100410: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae
Pelagornithidae indet.2 F├╝rbringer 1888 bird
morphotype 2
 Carinatae -
Sphenisciformes indet.3 Sharpe 1891 penguin
 Sphenisciformes -
Marambiornis exilis5 Myrcha et al. 2002 penguin
Anthropornis sp.5 Wiman 1905 penguin
Anthropornis grandis5 Wiman 1905 penguin
Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi Wiman 1905 penguin
Delphinornis sp. Wiman 1905 penguin
Delphinornis larseni5 Wiman 1905 penguin
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Spheniscidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 penguin
Gen. et sp. nov. 6 & 7
Palaeeudyptes sp. Huxley 1859 penguin
Palaeeudyptes klekowskii Myrcha et al. 2002 penguin
Palaeeudyptes gunnari Wiman 1905 penguin
"Ichthyopteryx gracilis" = Delphinornis gracilis Wiman 1905 penguin
 Cetacea - Llanocetidae
Llanocetus sp.4 Mitchell 1989 whale