Paricao (Pleistocene of Brazil)

Where: Acre, Brazil (8.9° S, 72.8° W: paleocoordinates 8.9° S, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson and C. Paula Couto. 1981. Fossil mammals from the Cenozoic of Acre, Brazil III - Pleistocene Edentata Pilosa, Proboscida, Sirenia, Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla. Iheringia, Ser. Geol. Porto Alegre 6:11-73 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65143: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Crocodylia -
Gryposuchus sp. G├╝rich 1912 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Edentata -
"Edentata indet." = Xenarthra
"Edentata indet." = Xenarthra Cope 1889 edentate
 Proboscidea - Mastodontidae
Mastodontidae indet. Gray 1821 proboscidean