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Farola Monte Hermoso (Neogene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (39.0° S, 61.7° W: paleocoordinates 39.1° S, 60.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Montehermosan mammal zone, Monte Hermoso Formation, Montehermosan (6.8 - 4.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; muddy, sandy siltstone and fine-grained, brown, yellow sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Museo Darwin (MD), Punta Alta, Provincia de Buenos Aires

Primary reference: C. M. Deschamps, G. I. Esteban, and M. S. Bargo. 2001. El registro más antiguo del género Lestodon Gervais, 1855 (Xenarthra, Tardigrada, Mylodontidae) (Montehermosense, Plioceno Temprano). Ameghiniana 38(2):151-156 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141247: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 22.03.2013

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