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Puerta de Corral Quemado (Neogene of Argentina)

Also known as Unit 32 of Corral Quemado Formation

Where: Catamarca, Argentina (27.2° S, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° S, 65.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Corral Quemado Formation, Montehermosan (6.8 - 4.0 Ma)

• "unit 32 of Corral Quemado Formation at Puerta de Corral Quemado, Departamento de BelÚn, Catamarca Province, Northwest Argentina"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by R. D. Thorne; reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall. 1981. Review of the Hathlyacyninae, an extinct subfamily of South American "dog-like" marsupials. Fieldiana Geology 7:1-120 [J. Zijlstra/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176757: authorized by Jelle Zijlstra, entered by Jelle Zijlstra on 29.02.2016

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