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Ribera 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 Vicente di Martino in 1995

• Repository: MMH (Museo Municipal de Monte Hermoso)

Primary reference: A. M. Forasiepi, F. J. Goin, and V. Martino. 2003. Una nueva especie de Lycopsis (Metatheria, Prothylacyninae) de la Formación Arroyo Chasicó (Mioceno Tardío) de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Ameghiniana 40(2):249-253 [C. Jaramillo/C. Suarez-Gomez] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142339: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Suarez-Gomez on 09.04.2013

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