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Pozuelos salt flat, Quebrada El Paso (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as Salar de Pastos Grandes

Where: Salta, Argentina (24.5° S, 66.6° W: paleocoordinates 26.6° S, 58.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mustersan mammal zone, middle Member (Geste Formation), Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: MHAS: Museo del Hombre de Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca, Argentina

Primary reference: R. Pascual. 1983. Novedosos marsupiales paleógenos de la Formación Pozuelos (Grupo Pastos Grandes) de la Puna, Salta, Argentina. Ameghiniana 20:265-286 [R. Butler/R. Butler] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175809: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 13.01.2016, edited by Philip Mannion and Jelle Zijlstra

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