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La Barda, Paso del Sapo (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as Bardalestes hunco type

Where: Chubut, Argentina (42.8° S, 69.9° W: paleocoordinates 45.3° S, 60.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Andesitas Huancache Formation, Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; tuff

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 2005–2010

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), sieve,

Primary reference: F. J. Goin, A. M. Candela, M. A. Abello and E. V. Oliveira. 2009. Earliest South American paucituberculatans and their significance in the understanding of ‘pseudodiprotodont’ marsupial radiations. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155:867-884 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133039: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 31.08.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano and Jelle Zijlstra

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