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Playa Sanchez (Miocene to of Uruguay)

Where: San Jose, Uruguay (34.6° S, 57.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.7° S, 55.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Kiyu Formation, Huayquerian to Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• Probably correlated to the bottom of Raigon Formation or the top of Camacho Formation. Cozzuol (2006) places this locality in the Serravalian, which is earlier than Huayquerian.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray mudstone

• Basal gray pelite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Perea and G. J. Scillato-Yane. 1995. Proeuphractus limpidus Ameghino, 1886 (Xenarthra, Dasypodidae, Euphractini): Osteologia comparada del craneo y elementos de la coraza asociados (Neogeno del Uruguay). Boletin de la Real Sociedad Espanola de Historia Natural 90:125-130 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13651: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 16.04.2002

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