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Río Frías (Miocene of Chile)

Also known as Alto Río Cisnes, Aisén, Friaséen, Friasian

Where: Chile (44.6° S, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 45.2° S, 66.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Río Frías Formation, Friasian (16.3 - 15.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Santiago Roth in 1897-1898; reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall. 1990. Fossil Marsupialia from the type Friasian Land Mammal Age (Miocene), Alto Rio Cisnes, Aisen, Chile. Revista Geológica de Chile 17(1):19-55 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176666: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 25.02.2016

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