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CTA-59 (Miocene to of Peru)

Where: Peru (7.4° S, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 7.7° S, 73.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ipururo Formation, Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

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 176145: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 29.01.2016

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