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Barrancas del Río Chico (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as San Salvador de Jujuy

Where: Jujuy, Argentina (24.2° S, 65.3° W: paleocoordinates 24.4° S, 63.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Huayquerian mammal zone, Piquete Formation, Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; medium-grained, brown, red, yellow sandstone and red claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: CNS-V

Primary reference: J. E. Arias, R. Alonso, and S. Malanca. 1978. Un gliptodontoideo de la Formación Piquete (Grupo Orán), Provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina. Revista del Instituto de Ciencias Geológicas 3:175-188 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140638: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 13.03.2013

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