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Quequén Salado - Indio Rico (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.7° S, 60.6° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° S, 60.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lujanian mammal zone, Guerrero Member (Lujan Formation), Lujanian (0.8 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; brown, yellow, argillaceous siltstone and brown, yellow, sandy siltstone

• "sedimentos limo arcillosos a limo arenosos, castaños a castaño amarillentos, con pequeños rodados de "tosca" en la base."

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: M. T. Alberdi, A. N. Mengegaz, J. L. Prado and E. P. Tonni. 1989. La Fauna Local Quequén Salado-Indio Rico (Pleistoceno tardío) de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Aspectos paleoambientales y bioestratigráficos. Ameghiniana 25(3):225-236 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140934: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 19.03.2013

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