DPV 16/84 (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.6° W: paleocoordinates 64.3° S, 58.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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 100413: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.12.2010, edited by Jelle Zijlstra

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp.4 Bruguiére 1797
 Cardiida -
"Veneroida indet." = Veneroidei4
"Veneroida indet." = Veneroidei4 Gray 1854 clam
Gastropoda indet.4 Cuvier 1797 snail
Chondrichthyes indet.4 Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
 Testudines -
Testudines indet.4 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Natatores -
Procellariiformes indet. Fürbringer 1888 bird
 Procellariiformes - Diomedeidae
Notoleptos giglii n. gen. n. sp.1
Notoleptos giglii n. gen. n. sp.1 Acosta Hospitaleche and Gelfo 2017 albatross
 Ornithurae -
Palaeognathae indet.4 bird
see Tambussi et al. (1994) for details
 Sphenisciformes -
Aprosdokitos mikrotero n. gen. n. sp.2 Acosta Hospitaleche et al. 2017 penguin
Delphinornis sp. Wiman 1905 penguin
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Palaeeudyptes klekowskii Myrcha et al. 2002 penguin
 Ungulata - Sparnotheriodontidae
Notolophus arquinotiensis n. gen. n. sp.3
Notolophus arquinotiensis n. gen. n. sp.3 Bond et al. 2006 eutherian
Holotype, MLP 95-I-10-6, left M3 incomplete (the buccal part of paracone and metacone is missing)
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet.4 Brisson 1762 whale
see also ref 59413