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Río Chico Oeste (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as west of Río Chico

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.1° S, 68.4° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° S, 58.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Casamayoran SALMA. According to Cifelli (1985), this locality is mostly early Barrancan but partly Vacan in age.

•Middle Eocene according to Woodburne et al. (2014).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Cifelli. 1985. Biostratigraphy of the Casamayoran, Early Eocene of Patagonia. American Museum Novitates 2820:1-26 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176164: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 30.01.2016, edited by Philip Mannion

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