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Quiriquina (Cretaceous of Chile)

Also known as Australobaena chilensis type locality

Where: Concepción, Chile (36.6° S, 73.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.6° S, 60.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Quiriquina Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H.-V. Karl and G. Tichy. 2002. Australobaena chilensis n. gen. n. sp., and the homology of secondary palatines in marine turtles (Anapsida: Testudines). Studia Geologica Salmanticensia 38:11-19 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132360: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 15.08.2012, edited by Pete Wagner

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