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Arroyo Ensenada valley (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Entre Rios, Argentina (32.1° S, 60.5° W: paleocoordinates 32.2° S, 58.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Parana Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• upper part of the Parana Formation; see p. 169 for discussion of age

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; green claystone and calcareous sandstone

• light green clays with sandy levels, partially cemented by whitish carbonates

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. L. Cione, D. A. Cabrera, and M. J. Barla. 2012. Oldest record of the Great White Shark (Lamnidae, Carcharodon; Miocene) in the Southern Atlantic. Geobios 45:167-172 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140010: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.02.2013, edited by Catalina Pimiento

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