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IN-DTC-28 (Miocene of Peru)

Where: Ucayali, Peru (10.5° S, 73.6° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° S, 70.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Laventan mammal zone, Ipururo Formation, Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified conglomerate

• Vertebrate remains accumulate mainly in Miocene conglomerates from the Ipururo Formation, interpreted as storm deposits channelized in nearshore environment (Espurt et al. 2007, 2010)
• Vertebrate remains accumulate mainly in Miocene conglomerates from the Ipururo Formation, interpreted as storm deposits channelized in nearshore environment (Espurt et al. 2007, 2010)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: MUSM: Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Primary reference: G. Goillot, P. O. Antoine, J. Tejada, F. Pujos, and R. Salas-Gismondi. 2011. Middle Miocene Uruguaytheriinae (Mammalia, Astrapotheria) from Peruvian Amazonia and a review of the astrapotheriid fossil record in northern South America. Geodiversitas 33(2):331-345 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144792: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 18.05.2013, edited by Juan Carrillo

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