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Paso del Cuello ( of Uruguay)

Where: Canelones, Uruguay (34.4° S, 56.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° S, 49.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Deseadan mammal zone, Fray Bentos Formation, Deseadan (29.0 - 21.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

• In fluvial sediments deposited in the Santa Lucia Basin
• cross bedding sand

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: FCDPV

Primary reference: M. Ubilla, D. Perea, and M. Bond. 1994. The Deseadan Land Mammal Age in Uruguay and the report of Scarrittia robusta nov. sp. (Leontiniidae, Notoungulata) in the Fray Bentos Formation (Oligocene - ? Lower Miocene). Geobios 27(1):95-102 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140147: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 03.03.2013, edited by Jelle Zijlstra

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