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Punta Bermeja (Miocene to of Argentina)

Also known as Playa Bonita

Where: Río Negro, Argentina (41.1° S, 63.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° S, 60.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rio Negro Formation, Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, medium, gray, blue sandstone and sandstone

• "Arenisca gris azulada de grano medio a fino, con laminación horizontal."

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

• Cátedra de Paleontología, Universidad Nacional del Sur

Primary reference: S. A. Aramayo. 1987. Plohophorus aff. figuratus (Edentata, Glyptodontidae) en la Formación Río Negro (Mioceno tardío - Plioceno), Provincia de Río Negro, Argentina. Importancia Bioestratigráfica. Actas del Décimo Congreso Geológico Argentino 3:171-174 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 145813: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 12.06.2013

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