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Rancho Verde ( of Uruguay)

Where: Canelones, Uruguay (34.3° S, 56.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° S, 49.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Deseadan mammal zone, Fray Bentos Formation, Deseadan (29.0 - 21.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

• In fluvial sediments deposited in the Santa Lucia Basin
• cross bedding sand

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Museo de Arqueolog ́ıa de Canelones, Uruguay (MAMC)

Primary reference: M. A. Reguero, M. Ubilla, and D. Perea. 2003. A new species of Eopachyrucos (Mammalia, Notoungulata, Interatheriidae) from the Late Oligocene of Uruguay. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(2):445-457 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176484: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 14.02.2016

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