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Pina (Miocene of Panama)

Also known as 4143 I Palmas Bellas

Where: Colon, Panama (9.3° N, 80.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.0° N, 78.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chagres Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Age after Velez-Juarbe et al 2015

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; gray, silty sandstone

• Gray volcanic quartzose grains and silty-sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float),

• Sharks deposited in the Palaeontological Institute and Museum at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (PIMUZ A/I catalogue)

Primary reference: D. I. Vigil and C. A. Laurito. 2014. Nuevos restos de un Odontoceti fósil (Mammalia: Cetacea, Physeteroidea) para el Mioceno tardio de Panama, America Central. Revista Geologica de America Central 50:213-217 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 160781: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.08.2014, edited by Catalina Pimiento

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