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CTA-73 (Eocene of Peru)

Also known as Contamana; CTA 73

Where: Peru (7.3° S, 75.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.9° S, 66.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Pozo Formation), Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 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 176154: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 29.01.2016, edited by Philip Mannion

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