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Curitiba (Eocene of Brazil)

Also known as Guabirotuba Fauna

Where: Paraná, Brazil (25.5° S, 49.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 39.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guabirotuba Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Late middle Eocene (Barrancan SALMA)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; massive, gray, green mudstone and gray, yellow sandstone

• massive greenish gray mud; immature yellowish gray sand with poorly defined cross-bedding stratification

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. A. Sedor, E. V. Oliveira, D. D. Silva, L. A. Fernandes, R. F. Cunha, A. M. Ribeiro, and E. V. Dias. 2017. A New South American Paleogene Land Mammal Fauna, Guabirotuba Formation (Southern Brazil). Journal of Mammalian Evolution 24:39-55 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186567: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.06.2017

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