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Loma de Las Tapias Localidad Nº 4 (Miocene to of Argentina)

Where: San Juan, Argentina (31.1° S, 68.5° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° S, 65.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chasicoan mammal zone, Arenisca Albardón Member (Loma de Las Tapias Formation), Middle Miocene to Middle Miocene (16.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Instituto y Museo de la Universidad Nacional de San Juan

Primary reference: C. M. Deschamps, E. C. Vieytes, A. I., Olivares, M. G. and Vucetich. 2009. Primer registro de Cardiatherium chasicoense (Rodentia, Hydrochoeridae) fuera del área pampeana (Argentina) y su valor bioestratigráfico. Ameghiniana 46(2):295-305 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167887: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 05.04.2015

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