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Chiquimil A (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Catamarca, Argentina (26.8° S, 66.1° W: paleocoordinates 27.0° S, 64.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Huayquerian mammal zone, A Member (Chiquimil Formation), Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. S. Riggs and B. Patterson. 1939. Stratigraphy of late Miocene and Pliocene deposits of the province of Catamarca (Argentina)with notes on the faunae. Physis 14:143-162 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 157794: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 04.07.2014

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