Punta San Carlos (Oligocene of Mexico)

Also known as 1578 IGM-3688; IGM 2520

Where: Baja California Sur, Mexico (25.3° N, 111.0° W: paleocoordinates 24.1° N, 102.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: San Hilario Member (El Cien Formation), Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. P. Applegate. 1986. The El Cien Formation, Strata of Oligocene and early Miocene age in Baja California Sur. Revista 6(2):145-162 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 66428: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.10.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Punta San Telmo Local Fauna
Chaeomysticeti indet.
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Cornwallius sp. Hay 1923 desmostylian
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale