Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
El Pajarito (Oligocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.8° S, 69.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.1° S, 62.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Deseadan mammal zone, Sarmiento Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• "Middle section of the Sarmiento Formation" Deseaden SALMA

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Pascual, P. Bondesio; reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: Z. Gasparini. 1984. New Tertiary Sebecosuchia (Crocodylia: Mesosuchia) from Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4(1):85-95 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92670: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 23.11.2009, edited by Jelle Zijlstra and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)