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Cerro Funes (Paleocene of Argentina)

Also known as Pampa María Santísima

Where: Chubut, Argentina (46.0° S, 69.2° W: paleocoordinates 48.5° S, 58.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Río Chico Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 55.8 Ma)

• Paleocene?

•The author's consider the Cerro Funes flora as paleocene (Berry, 1937).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, sandy claystone

• The matrix is a rather friable, sandy, brownish clay.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1937. A Paleocene flora from Patagonia. In E.B. Mathews (ed.), Contributions to Paleobotany of South America, Studies in Geology (12)33-50 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167857: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 04.04.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)