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LACM 5159 (Miocene of Brazil)

Also known as Acre river

Where: Acre, Brazil (10.9° S, 69.6° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° S, 67.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Acre conglomerate Member (Madre de Dios Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution


Size class: macrofossils

Collected by K.E. Campbell in 1981; reposited in the LACM

Primary reference: D. R. Prothero, K. E. Campbell, B.L. Beatty and C.D. Frailey. 2014. New late Miocene dromomerycine artiodactyl from Amazon Basin: implications for interchange dynamics. Journal of Paleontology 88(3):434-443 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156532: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 23.05.2014

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