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Rio Negro, Paso de las Bocchas (Permian of Uruguay)

Where: Uruguay (32.6° S, 55.8° W: paleocoordinates 52.8° S, 46.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: San Gregorio Formation (Itararé Group), Asselian (298.9 - 295.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Montevideo University students

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Repository: Institut und Museum für Geologie und Paläontologie

•der Universität Tübingen (GPIT) and University Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre.

Primary reference: D. Closs. 1967. Goniatiten mit Radula und Kieferapparat in der Itararé-Formation von Uruguay. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 41:19-37 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139504: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.02.2013

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