Sierra Baguales (Eocene of Chile)

Where: Chile (51.0° S, 72.4° W: paleocoordinates 53.5° S, 62.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Rio Baguales Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. A. Sallaberry, R. E. Yury-Yanez, R. A. Otero, S. Soto-Acuna, and T. G. Torres. 2010. Eocene birds from the western margin of southernmost South America. Journal of Paleontology 84(6):1061-1070 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 99572: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.11.2010, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus dolloi mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Striatolamia macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Abdounia sp. Cappetta 1980 requiem shark
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
Spheniscidae indet. Bonaparte 1831 penguin