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Brito (Eocene of Nicaragua)

Where: Nicaragua (11.3° N, 86.0° W: paleocoordinates 11.8° N, 85.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brito Formation, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1919. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico, with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and Recent coral reefs. Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 103:189-524 [R. Baron-Szabo/R. Baron-Szabo/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124538: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.02.2012

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