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Santa Fe farm, Padre Eterno, Taubaté municipality (UnG collection) (Oligocene of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (23.0° S, 45.5° W: paleocoordinates 23.2° S, 39.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tremembé Formation, Chattian (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, carbonaceous shale

• Taubaté basin, characterized by half-grabens and contains up to 1000 m of sediments cut by normal faults.
• Oil shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Paleontology collection, Departamento de Geociências da Universidade de Guarulhos (UnG)

Primary reference: R. G. Martins-Neto, F. R. M. Vieira, J. C. Kucera-Santos and L. M. C. Fragoso. 1992. Dípteros (Insecta, Empidoidea) da Formação Tremembé, Bacia de Taubaté, Oligoceno do Estado de São Paulo. I - Família Hybotidae. Acta Geologica Leopoldensia 15(36):31-48 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153054: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.12.2013

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