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Scaglia family

Lorenzo Scaglia, Italian-born Argentine collector (Alfianello, Lombardia, Brescia Province 1877 – Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province 14 July 1954)


Collected a relevant amount of fossil objects as well as archaeological pieces that comprise the foundation of Mar del Plata Museum of Natural History



His son, Galileo Juan Scaglia, Argentine paleontologist (Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province 1915 - Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province 06 June 1989)


Discovered new fossil species of reptiles, mammalian and birds such as genera Pisanosaurus 1957 and Saurosuchus 1962


Authored Resultado de las excursiones efectuadas ultimadas por el Museo de Mar del Plata. Rev. Mus. Munic. Nat. Trab. 1(1):6-7, 1952


HONORS (Fossil Mammalia)

Galileomys Vucetich & Kramarz 2003

Cholomys Reig 1980

Scaglia Simpson 1957