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Payandé, bed B (Triassic to of Colombia)

Where: Tolima, Colombia (4.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 6.1° S, 45.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chicala Member (Saldana Formation), Sevatian to Sevatian (212.0 - 201.6 Ma)

• bed B, 480-500 m above base

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified siltstone and lithified limestone

• dark siltstones with thick dark gray limestone intercalations

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: P. Prinz-Grimm and J. Mojica. 1999. Obertriassische Ammoniten der unteren Saldana-Formation (Chicala-Schichten) bei Payandé, Provinz Telima, Kolumbien [Upper Triassic ammonoids from the lower Saldana Formation near Payané, Tolima province, Colombia]. Profil 16:21-33 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101053: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.12.2010

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