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Urumaco, Biozona 4 Loc 85-FC (Pliocene to of Venezuela)

Also known as Linares Nivel fosil 59

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.1° N, 69.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: El Jebe Member (Codore Formation), Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; claystone and siltstone

• monotonous sequence of variegated claystone and siltstone occasionally interrupted by levels of fine-grained sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Linares in 2004

Primary reference: O. J. Linares. 2004. Bioestratigrafia de la fauna de mamíferos de las Formaciones Socorro, Urumaco y Codore (Mioceno medio - Plioceno temprno)de la región de Urumaco, Falcon, Venezuela. Paleobiologia Neotropical 1:1-26 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 146400: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 25.06.2013

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