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Lago Musters (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as Cretáceo superior de Lago Musters, C.S.M.

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.2° S, 68.8° W: paleocoordinates 47.4° S, 59.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mustersan zone, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• Mustersan SALMA, Late Eocene (Woodburne et al. 2014) (and not Cretaceous as thought by Roth)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Roth in c. 1900

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson. 1967. The Ameghinos' localities for early Cenozoic mammals in Patagonia. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 136:63-76 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176290: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 06.02.2016

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