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CTA-45 (Miocene of Peru)

Where: Peru (7.4° S, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 8.0° S, 71.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pebas Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• Coastal channel, tidal influence

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Antoine, M. A. Abello, S. Adnet, A. J. Altamirano Sierra, P. Baby, G. Billet, M. Boivin, Y. Calderón, A. Candela, J. Chabain, F. Corfu, D. A. Croft, M. Ganerřd, C. Jaramillo, S. Klaus, L. Marivaux, R. E. Navarrete, M. J. Orliac, F. Parra, M. E. Pérez, F. Pujos, J. Rage, and A. R. 2016. A 60-million-year Cenozoic history of western Amazonian ecosystems in Contamana, eastern Peru. Gondwana Research 31:30-59 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 176135: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 29.01.2016

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