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Deseadan of Patagonia ( of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.7° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° S, 61.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

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

• Unit 3 of the Upper Puesto Almendra Member at Gran Barranca, Chubut.

•Deseadan SALMA, Late Oligocene (Woodburne et al. 2014).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. Ameghino

Primary reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mammiféres crétacés de l’Argentine (Deuxième contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique de couches à Pyrotherium) [Cretaceous mammals of Argentina (second contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Pyrotherium Beds)]. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18(4–9):406-521 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 176647: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 21.02.2016

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