near Libertador San Martin: Late/Upper Pleistocene, Argentina

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
Chelonoidis denticulata (Linnaeus 1766)
CICYTTP-PV-R-1-268, nearly complete plastron
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Entre Rios
Coordinates: 32.1° South, 60.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.1° South, 60.5° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Late/Upper Pleistocene
Age range of interval:0.12600 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
Formation:Arroyo Feliciano
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some macrofossils
Collection methods:field collection,survey of museum collection,observed (not collected)
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Centro de Investigaciones Cientfiicas y Transferencia de Tecnologia a la Produccion (CICYTTP), Diamante, Argentina
Also known as:Ensenada stream Basin
Database number:187629
Authorizer:E. Vlachos Enterer:E. Vlachos
Modifier:E. Vlachos
Created:2017-08-05 18:11:39 Last modified:2018-01-07 19:13:18
Access level:the public Released:2017-08-05 18:11:39
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

62997. A. S. Manzano, J. I. Noriega, and W. Joyce. 2009. The tropical tortoise Chelonoidis denticulata (Testudines: Testudinidae) from the Late Pleistocene of Argentina and its paleoclimatological implications. Journal of Paleontology 83(6):975-980 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]