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Sur Quebrada Bejucal (Miocene of Venezuela)

Also known as Coquina Quebrada Bejucal; Bejucal Creek

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 10.7° N, 67.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Urumaco Formation), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone and shale

• Laminated mudstone/shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. M. Scheyer, O. A. Aguilera, M. Delfino, D. C. Fortier, A. A. Carlini, R. Sánchez, J. D. Carrillo-Briceño, L. Quiroz, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2013. Crocodylian diversity peak and extinction in the late Cenozoic of the northern Neotropics. Nature Communications 4(1907):1-9 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 147462: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 09.07.2013

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