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Calchaquí (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Salta, Argentina (25.7° S, 65.4° W: paleocoordinates 25.9° S, 63.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Palo Pintado Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, silty, sandy conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original cellulose

Primary reference: L. M. Anzótegui. 1998. Hojas de Angiospermas de la Formación Palo Pintado, Mioceno Superior, Salta, Argentina, Parte I: Anacardiaceae, Lauraceae y Moraceae. Ameghiniana 35(1):25-32 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140195: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 05.03.2013

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