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Cueva de Abra Travertine (Pleistocene of Mexico)

Where: Tamaulipas, Mexico (22.4° N, 98.0° W: paleocoordinates 22.4° N, 98.0° W)

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave

• from a three inch thick slab of "buff-colored travertine"; additional, undescribed fossils from several other parts of the cave are not included in the report

Preservation: coprolite

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: W. W. Dalquest and E. Roth. 1970. Late Pleistocene mammals from a cave in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 15(2):217-230 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

PaleoDB collection 71264: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.02.1999, edited by Jason Head

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