Playa Santa Isabel, south: Early/Lower Miocene, Argentina

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae
Crassostrea ? hatcheri (Ihering 1899)
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880
Reptilia - Avetheropoda
Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758
Palaeospheniscus patagonicus Moreno and Mercerat 1891
1 specimen
Mammalia - Cetacea
Odontoceti indet. Flower 1867
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Chubut
Coordinates: 43.4° South, 65.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:44.1° South, 59.0° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 5
Key time interval:Early/Lower Miocene
Age range of interval:23.03000 - 15.97000 m.y. ago
Formation:Gaiman Member:lower
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: mudstone
Secondary lithology: sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:marine indet.
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:80914
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2008-05-20 11:29:36 Last modified:2008-05-20 14:29:36
Access level:the public Released:2008-05-20 11:29:36
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

27227. C. Acosta Hospitaleche, L. Castro, C. Tambussi and R. A. Scasso. 2008. Palaeospheniscus patagonicus (Aves, Sphenisciformes): New disoveries from the early Miocene of Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 82(3):565-575 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]