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Cerro Pan de Az˙car ( of Peru)

Where: Moquegua, Peru (17.2° S, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 18.5° S, 65.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Moquegua Formation, Deseadan (29.0 - 21.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Collected in 2002

• Museo de Historia Natural, Lima

Primary reference: B. J. Shockey, R. S. Gismondi, P. Gans, A. Jeong, and J. J. Flynn. 2009. Paleontology and geochronology of the Deseadan (late Oligocene) of Moquegua, Peru. American Museum Novitates 3668:1-24 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 176469: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 13.02.2016, edited by Philip Mannion

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