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IN 007 (Miocene of Peru)

Where: Ucayali, Peru (10.6° S, 73.9° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° S, 71.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ipururo Formation, Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; poorly lithified, sandy, conglomeratic sandstone and poorly lithified, silty mudstone

• channel-shaped conglomerate with sandstone and mudstone clasts and a high concentration of fish and turtle remains.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected in 2005- 2007


Primary reference: J. V. Tejada-Lara, R. Salas-Gismondi, F. Pujos, P. Baby, M. Benammi, S. Brusset, D. Franceschi, N. Espurt, M. Urbina and P.O. Antoine. 2015. Life in the proto-Amazonia: middle Miocene mammals from the Fitzcarrald Arch (Peruvian Amazonia). Palaeontology 1-38 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163840: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 17.11.2014

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