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Divisadero Largo (Mariño) (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (32.9° S, 68.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° S, 64.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Areniscas Entrecruzadas Member (Mariño Formation), Santacrucian (17.5 - 16.3 Ma)

• Middle Member (Areniscas Entrecruzadas) of the Mariño Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; tabular sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Primary reference: E. Cerdeño, B. González Riga, and O. Bordonaro. 2005. Primer hallazgo de mamíferos en la Formación Mariño (Mioceno) en Divisadero Largo (Mendoza, Argentina). Ameghiniana 43(1):205-214 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 176472: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 13.02.2016, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)