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Azufre (Eocene of Chile)

Where: Chile (34.8° S, 70.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° S, 60.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Abanico Formation, Casamayoran (55.8 - 48.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1997; reposited in the SGOPV

Collection methods: surface (float), mechanical,

Primary reference: R. B. Hitz, J. J. Flynn, and A. R. Wyss. 2006. New Basal Interatheriidae (Typotheria, Notoungulata, Mammalia) from the Paleogene of Central Chile. American Museum Novitates 3520:1-32 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186784: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 03.07.2017

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