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Villa Ballester (Pliocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (34.5° S, 58.6° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° S, 57.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: C. Rusconi. 1934. Tercera noticia sobre los vertebrados fosiles de las Arenas Puelchenses de Villa Ballester. Anales de la Socieded Cientifica Argentina 117:19-37 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/E. Vlachos] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53926: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.09.2005, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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