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Padre Eterno ( of Brazil)

Also known as Tremembé

Where: Sau Paolo, Brazil (29.5° S, 51.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.0° S, 44.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sao Paulo Formation (Taubate Group), Deseadan to Deseadan (29.0 - 23.0 Ma)

• Says Deseadan to Colhuehuapian; it was originally considered Late Pliocene or Pleistocene. The Formacao Sao Paulo was previously called Camadas de Sao Paulo (Rego 1933)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone

• Bentonitic argillite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. de Paula Couto and S. Mezzalira. 1971. Nova Conceituacao geocronologica de Tremembe, estado de Sao Paolo, Brasil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 43:473-488 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28219: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 30.01.2003

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