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El Nuevo (Eocene to of Argentina)

Also known as Gran Barranca faunule 15, GBV-60

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.7° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 47.9° S, 59.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Barrancan/Mustersan mammal zone, Rosado Member (Sarmiento Formation), Bartonian to Bartonian (40.4 - 33.9 Ma)

• Transitional between the Barrancan and Mustersan SALMAs, about 38 Ma (Woodburne et al. 2014).

•Near middle of Gran Barranca section V of Cifelli (1985), near bottom of a large section of "massive impure, faintly bedded tuff with Mn., especially in lower part"

• 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 176189: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 30.01.2016

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