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BR-222 bridge, Itapecuru-Mirim (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Candidodon itapecuruense type locality

Where: Maranhão, Brazil (3.4° S, 44.4° W: paleocoordinates 8.6° S, 15.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Itapecuru Formation, Albian (112.6 - 99.7 Ma)

• At the base of the Itapecuru Formation

Environment/lithology: fluvial; gray, red, muddy siltstone

• Gray to reddish clayey siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: I. d. S. Carvalho and D. d. A. Campos. 1988. Um mamífero triconodonte do Cretáceo Inferior do Maranhão, Brasil. Anais de Academia Brasileira de Ciências 60(4):437-446 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118187: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 07.10.2011

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