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Quebrada Saguayo ( of Bolivia)

Also known as Serrania de Espejos

Where: Santa Cruz, Bolivia (17.6° S, 63.8° W: paleocoordinates 18.7° S, 58.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Petaca Formation, Deseadan (29.0 - 21.0 Ma)

• 2 m above base of formation

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone

• pelitic strata = clay or mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dr. Gustavo Sanjinés

• The material was collected during YPFB exploration reconnaissance

Primary reference: F. de Broin. 1991. Fossil Turtles from Bolivia. In SUAREZ-SORUCO, R. (Ed.) (eds.), FOSILES Y FACIES DE BOLIVIA ·VOL. 1 VERTEBRADOS, Revista Técnica de YPFB 12(34):509-527 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 179924: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 04.07.2016, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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