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El Degolladito - Site 2 (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: La Rioja, Argentina (28.3° S, 67.0° W: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 64.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Salicas Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

• Structured sandstones with ripples, thin parallel bedding and cross bedding structures

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Centro Regional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Transferencia Tecnológica de La Rioja, Sección Paleozoología

Primary reference: D. Brandoni, G. I. Schmidt, A. M. Candela, J. I. Noriega, E. Brunetto and L. E. Fiorelli. 2012. Mammals from the Salicas Formation (Late Miocene), la Rioja Province, northwestern Argentina: Paleobiogeography, age and environment. Ameghiniana 49(3):375-387 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151506: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 05.10.2013

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