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Los Dedos, Miocene (Miocene of Chile)

Where: Chile (27.2° S, 70.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.7° S, 67.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bahia Inglesa Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone and mudstone

• coquina sandstone and mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Chavez, M. Stucchi, and M. Urbina. 2007. El registro de Pelagornithidae (Aves: Pelecaniformes) y la avifauna neogena del Pacifico sudeste. Bulletin de l'Institut Francais d'Etudes Andines 36(2):175-197 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100171: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.12.2010

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