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Barrancas del Arroyo Chasicó (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.6° S, 63.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° S, 60.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Chasicoan mammal zone, Vivero Member (Arroyo Chasicó Formation), Chasicoan (10.0 - 9.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Galileo J. Scaglia & Osvaldo Reig in 1948

• Repository MMP (Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales de Mar del Plata)

Primary reference: G. J. Scillato-Yané, A. A. Carlini, and S. F. Vizcaíno. 1987. Nuevo Nothrotheriinae (Edentata, Tardigrada) de Edad Chasiquense (Mioceno tardío) del Sur de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina). Ameghiniana 24(3-4):211-215 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140913: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 19.03.2013

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