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Gran Barranca faunule 12 (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.7° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 48.1° S, 58.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Barrancan mammal zone, Gran Barranca Member (Sarmiento Formation), Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Barrancan SALMA, Middle Eocene (Woodburne et al. 2014).

•Near middle of Gran Barranca section IV of Cifelli (1985), in "impure gry. tuff, many fossils"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Cifelli. 1985. Biostratigraphy of the Casamayoran, Early Eocene of Patagonia. American Museum Novitates 2820:1-26 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176186: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 30.01.2016

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