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Río Turbio (Eocene to of Argentina)

Also known as Río Turbio Fm.

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (51.6° S, 72.3° W: paleocoordinates 54.0° S, 62.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Río Turbio Formation, Early/Lower Eocene to Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric

Primary reference: S. Archangelsky and E. J. Romero. 1974. Los Registros más Antiguos del Polen de Nothofagus (Fagaceae) de Patagonia (Argentina y Chile). Boletin Sociedad Botánica de México 33:13-30 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167885: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 05.04.2015

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