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Tuquerres-Tangua (Pliocene to of Colombia)

Also known as Cocha Verde

Where: Nariño, Colombia (1.1° N, 77.6° W: paleocoordinates 1.0° N, 77.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Pliocene to Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, green sandstone

• Dark green fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Royo y Gomez in 1942

Primary reference: R. A. Stirton. 1947. A rodent and a peccary from the Cenozoic of Colombia. Compilación de Estudios Geológicos Oficiales en Colombia 7:317-324 [B. Beatty/B. Beatty] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133585: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 17.09.2012

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