Novos Fósseis de Vertebrados para a Sanga da Cruz (Pleistoceno Superior), Alegrete, RS, Brasil

Autores

  • LEONARDO KERBER Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. Campus Uruguaiana.
  • ÉDISON V. OLIVEIRA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22456/1807-9806.17935

Palavras-chave:

Quaternary, Mammals, Chelonians, Lujanian age.

Resumo

New specimens of Glyptodon sp., Morenelaphus sp., Pampatherium typum and Testudines indet. from the outcroup Salatiel II, Sanga da Cruz, Alegrete, State of Rio Grande do Sul, are reported. The fossils are represented by long bones and isolated and articulated osteoderms. The fossil material comes from conglomerate sandstones assigned to the latest Pleistocene (Lujanian age). The reported absolute dates for the Sanga da Cruz are in according to the Lujanian age, but the reworking evidences coupled with the wide temporal range of the reported Pleistocene taxa disables a better correlation and a paleoecological interpretation.

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Publicado

2008-12-31

Como Citar

KERBER, L., & OLIVEIRA, ÉDISON V. (2008). Novos Fósseis de Vertebrados para a Sanga da Cruz (Pleistoceno Superior), Alegrete, RS, Brasil. Pesquisas Em Geociências, 35(2), 39–45. https://doi.org/10.22456/1807-9806.17935