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Rio Pinturas Formation (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (46.0° S, 73.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° S, 68.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Rio Pinturas Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)


Primary reference: A. M. Albino. 1996. Snakes from the Miocene of Patagonia (Argentina) Part II: The Colubroidea. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 200(3):353-360 [J. Head/J. Head/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 27312: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 01.12.2002

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