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USNM Kugler Collection (Pleistocene to of Trinidad and Tobago)

Where: Trinidad and Tobago (10.0° N, 61.0° W: paleocoordinates 10.0° N, 60.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oropouche Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shale and sandstone

• Appears to represent a mangrove. Depositional environment not specified.
• Clays are lignitic and horizontal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1925. A Pleistocene flora from the Island of Trinidad. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66:1-9 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31227: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.04.2003

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