DJ 153 (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.2° S, 56.6° W: paleocoordinates 63.4° S, 63.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Telm 3 Member (La Meseta Formation), Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithology not reported and lithified sandstone

• red-brown siltstones and sandstones associated with a megabreccia facies

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Jadwiszczak. 2011. The earliest fossil record of a medium−sized penguin. Polish Polar Research 32(3):269-277 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120576: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.11.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Spheniscidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 penguin