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Table 2 Vertebrate palaeodiversity from Iquitos assemblage

From: A historical vertebrate collection from the Middle Miocene of the Peruvian Amazon

Taxonomy No. Ts No. Tt Layer numbers and colours
Higher ranking Family Genus Species I II III IV V VI VII Pink Indet
Chondrichthyes               
 Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae/Rhinopteridae Myliobatis/Rhinoptera indet 1 1   X        
  Potamotrygonidae Potamotrygon aff. †P. rajachloeae 2 1 X         
  Potamotrygonidae Potamotrygon P. canaanorum 2 1 X         
  Potamotrygonidae Indet Indet 1   X         
 Osteichthyes               
 Characiformes ?Bryconidae/Characidae Indet Indet 1 1 X         
  Cynodontidae Indet Indet 9 1 X    X      
  Erythrinidae cf. Hoplias sp. 2 1        X   
  Hemiodontidae Hemiodus sp. 4 1 X         
  Serrasalmidae Colossoma cf. C. macropomum 3 1    X     X   X ?
  Serrasalmidae cf. Mylossoma sp. 1 1 X         
  Serrasalmidae “pacu” or “Myleus” clades Indet 25   X   X X    X   
  Serrasalmidae cf. Serrasalmus sp. 2 1 X         
 Cichliformes Cichlidae Indet Indet 2 1 X         
 Perciformes ?Sciaenidaea Indet.a Indet.a 20 4 X      X    
  indet Indet Indet 101   X         
 ?Cichliformes or Perciformes Indet Indet Indet 33   X X X X    X   
 Siluriformes Ariidaea Indet.a Indet.a 2 1 X      X    
  Callichthyidae Indet Indet 3 1 X   X       
  Doradidae Indet Morphotype 1 1 1 X         
  Doradidae Indet Morphotype 2 1 1 X         
  Doradidae Indet Indet 6   X         
  Loricariidae Indet Morphotype 1 25 1 X         
  Loricariidae Indet Morphotype 2 1 1 X         
  Loricariidae Indet Indet 3   X         
  Pimelodidae Indet Indet 1 1 X         
  Indet Indet Indet 44   X   X     X   
 Osteoglossiformes ?Osteoglossoidei Indet Indet 42 1 X         
 incertae sedis ?†Acregoliathidae ?†Acregoliath sp. 1 1 X         
 Indet Indet Indet Indet 2297  > 2 X X X X    X   X
Reptilia               
 Testudines Chelidae Chelus colombianus 1 1          X
  Podocnemididae Indet Indet 14 1    X X      X
 Squamata—Serpentes Indet Colombophis portai 1 1    X       
  Colubroidea Indet Indet 1 1     X      
 Crocodylia—Alligatoridae Caimaninae Purussaurus sp. 14 1    X X      X
  Caimaninae cf. †Gnatusuchus pebasensis 2 1    X X      
  Caimaninae Indet Indet 23     X       
  Indet Indet Indet 15   X    X    X   
 Crocodylia—Gavialidae Gryposuchinae Indet Indet 4 1          X
 Crocodylia Indet Indet Indet 7     X X      X
 Reptilia (?lizard) Indet Indet Indet 1 1    X       
 Reptilia Indet Indet Indet 5   X   X X      
 Indet. (Coprolites) Indet Indet Indet 14         X   
  1. Total number of specimens (No. Ts). Total estimated taxa (No. Tt)
  2. aSpecimen under study. For more details, see Additional file 1. For the layer numbers and colours see Table 1