Where: Acre, Brazil (10.1° S, 67.8° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 66.0° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Solimões Formation, Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)
• The river edge outcrops are accessible only during the low-water season (July to October) and comprise clay-pebble conglomerate (Acre Conglomerate Member in Frailey 1986) and gray to brown, often limey claystones. the base of the units is not visible, and their upper parts are covered by vegetation.
•The Ferigolomys pacarana specimen comes from horizon B.
Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; brown, gray claystone and muddy conglomerate
Size class: macrofossils
Primary reference: O. A. Aguilera, J. Bocquentin, J. G. Lundberg and A. Maciente. 2008. A new cajaro catfish (Siluriformes : Pimelodidae : Phractocephalus) from the Late Miocene of southwestern Amazonia and its relationship to Phractocephalus nassi of the Urumaco Formation. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 82(2):231-245 [C. Jaramillo/G. Ballen] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 136717: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gustavo Ballen on 03.12.2012, edited by Miranta Kouvari and Philip Mannion
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