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Valle Hermoso (Eocene of Argentina)

Also known as Faldeo sur de Valle Hermoso

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.8° S, 68.5° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° S, 58.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmiento Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Casamayoran, Middle-Late Eocene (Woodburne et al. 2014).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Kirk Johnson in 1991; reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: B. Vera. 2012. Revisión del género Transpithecus Ameghino, 1901 (Notoungulata, Interatheriidae) del Eoceno medio de Patagonia, Argentina. Ameghiniana 49(1):60-74 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176491: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 14.02.2016, edited by Terri Cleary and Philip Mannion

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