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Shehuén (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as Río Sehuén, Río Chalía

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (48.5° S, 69.7° W: paleocoordinates 49.1° S, 64.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Santa Cruz Formation, Santacrucian (17.5 - 16.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by C. Ameghino

Primary reference: S. F. Vizcaíno, R. F. Kay, and M. S. Bargo. 2012. Background for a paleoecological study of the Santa Cruz Formation (late Early Miocene) on the Atlantic Coast of Patagonia. In S. F. Vizcaí­no, R. F. Kay, M. S. Bargo (eds.), Early Miocene Paleobiology in Patagonia: High-Latitude Paleocommunities of the Santa Cruz Formation 1-22 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176594: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 17.02.2016

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