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LACM loc.6218 (Miocene of Peru)

Where: Ucayali, Peru (10.5° S, 71.3° W: paleocoordinates 10.8° S, 69.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Madre de Dios Formation, Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, conglomeratic sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: mechanical, sieve,

• Repository: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (LACM)

Primary reference: N. J. Czaplewski. 1996. Opossums (Didelphidae) and bats (Noctilionidae and Molossidae) from the late Miocene of the Amazon Basin. Journal of Mammalogy [C. Jaramillo/V. Ramirez] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144064: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Valentina Ramirez on 30.04.2013

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