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Rhamnaceous Eatern Colombia (Cretaceous of Colombia)

Where: Boyaca, Colombia (5.9° N, 72.8° W: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 57.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Guaduas Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• No further details are given for the stratigraphy

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• "This formation accumulated in coastal plain environments with abundant coal deposition"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace, original cellulose

Primary reference: E. Correa, C. Jaramillo, S. Manchester and M. Gutierrez. 2010. A fruit and leaves of Rhamnaceous affinities from late Cretaceous (Masstrichtian) of Colombia. 91(1):71-79 [C. Jaramillo/A. Restrepo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122075: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Alejandra Restrepo on 16.12.2011

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