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Gran Barranca - southern cliff of lake Colhué Huapí (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.7° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.4° S, 62.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Colhuehuapian mammal zone, Colhué Huapí Member (Sarmiento Formation), Colhuehuapian (21.0 - 17.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: M. G. Vucetich and A. G. Kramarz. 2003. New Miocene rodents from Patagonia (Argentina) and their bearing on the early radiation of the Octodontoids (Hystricognathi). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(2):435-444 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141368: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 26.03.2013, edited by Jelle Zijlstra and Philip Mannion

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