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Grenier Farm (Paleocene of Argentina)

Also known as Cocatherium lefipanum type

Where: Chubut, Argentina (42.8° S, 69.9° W: paleocoordinates 45.2° S, 58.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lefipán Formation, Danian (66.0 - 61.7 Ma)

• Grenier section

•Meretrix–Venericardia level

Environment/lithology: shoreface; massive sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: F. J. Goin, R. Pascual, M. F. Tejedor, J. N. Gelfo, M. O. Woodburne, J. A. Case, M. A. Reguero, M. Bond, G. M. Lopez, A. L. Cione, D. Udrizar Sauthier, L. Balarino, R. A. Scasso, F. A. Medina, and M. C. Ubaldon. 2006. The earliest Tertiary therian mammal from South America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(2):505-510 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133179: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 04.09.2012

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