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Agua Escondida (Triassic of Argentina)

Where: La Rioja, Argentina (29.9° S, 67.8° W: paleocoordinates 49.9° S, 37.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chaņares Formation (Agua de la Peņa Group), Ladinian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Arcucci in 1990

• PULR: Museo de Paleontologia Universidad de La Rioja

Primary reference: A. Arcucci and C. A. Marsicano. 1999. A distinctive new archosaur from the Middle Triassic (Los Chanares Formation) of Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19:228-232 [R. Butler/R. Butler] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 105534: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 22.02.2011

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